Avoyelles Parish kicks-off Alumni All-Star basketball weekend

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MARKSVILLE, La (KALB Sports) The 2nd annual Avoyelles parish all-star basketball weekend at Marksville high school inviting alumni from every school in the parish to put their best team together to see who will be crowned either king or queen for the next year.

The event tipped off with a junior all-star game, consisting of current high school players who play with in the parish.

" It's a wonderful feeling being invited, competition wise just being able to play. It's bigger than basketball, just for your family and everything else," said Aaron McGhee.

Class from 2000 to 2018 are eligible to compete in the tournament this weekend as well a slam dunk competition and three point competition, and other activities that give away cash prizes.