Hermitage High School will host its first ever 7-on-7 tournament on Tuesday, July 13th. The Hustlin' Hermit Shootout will begin with pool play starting at 2:00 PM. Following a 30 minute break, the single elimination tournament will begin at 5:00 PM. Championship and 3rd Place games will be played at 7:20 PM. All games will be held at Hermit Field.
The eight teams in the event will be split into pools of four. Pool A will play all games on Field 1 (EAST), with Pool B playing on Field 2 (West). Those pools are set up as follows:
Pool A: Hermitage, Fordyce, Junction City, DeWitt
Pool B: Bearden, Searcy (JV), Smackover, Warren
2:00 PM - Hermitage vs. Junction City / Warren vs. Bearden
2:30 PM - Fordyce vs. DeWitt / Searcy JV vs. Smackover
3:00 PM - Junction City vs. DeWitt / Smackover vs. Bearden
3:30 PM - Hermitage vs. Fordyce / Searcy JV vs. Warren
4:00 PM - Fordyce vs. Junction City / Bearden vs. Searcy JV
4:30 PM - Hermitage vs. DeWitt / Smackover vs. Warren
All pool and bracket games will be played with 20 minute running clocks. The Championship and 3rd Place games will be played with two 15 minute halves. Admission to the event is $1 per person. A concession stand will be available throughout the day. All participants will be provided a t-shirt and the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place squads will receive a plaque.
Sponsors for the Hustlin' Hermit Shootout include Warren Bank and Trust, First State Bank, The Mad Butcher, Hermitage Grocery, DMA Apparel, Clanton Farms, Harrod & Hensley Tomato Company, and Coca-Cola.