Three Waterville Central School seniors and a sophomore from Clinton will start their basketball seasons at the New York State Fair in Syracuse.
Tyson Maxam and Cole Pearsall have been chosen to play on the Utica Area Commit team coached by Dave Smith, who coaches the West Canada Valley varsity boys team. Clinton sophomore Jameston Stockwell is also on the team, as is Hudson Idzi of Oriskany Falls, a senior at Hamilton Central School.
The Utica team will play teams from other regions of the state in an outdoor event Aug. 25 and 26, with the championship game on the 26th.
WCS senior Natalee Collins is a member of the Utica Area Commit girls team, coached by Westmoreland coach Jessica Medicis. Senior Caroline Entwistle from Mount Markham is also on the team.
The girls tournament is Aug. 29 and 30.
For a schedule of when teams play, check the New York State Fair website at nysfair.ny.gov