HOOPS LIVE: West Nassau vs. Providence for Fortegra High School 9:12 championship

Eight teams in field; games run Thursday through Saturday

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Eight of the area’s best boys basketball teams were on display -- on TV, radio and web -- during the second annual Fortegra High School 9:12 Basketball Invitational at Episcopal School of Jacksonville.

WATCH NOW: Championship game live on CW17 and News4Jax.com. Click play button above or view on website.

West Nassau’s Deebo Coleman and Garrett Hursey, Providence’s J. Lee Repass and Josh Himel, First Coast’s Tyree Saunders and arguably the area’s top senior, Paxon’s Isaiah Adams are the tournament headliners.

The semifinal games were replayed on CW17 Saturday afternoon. The championship game tips at 7:15 p.m. with a pregame show beginning at 6:45 p.m.

Providence won the inaugural event last season.

WJXT Channel 4, CW17, News4Jax.com and 1010 XL continue to highlight high school sports on air and radio.

Channel 4, CW17 and 1010 XL broadcast the Mandarin-Atlantic Coast football game in 2018, the Fortegra basketball event last December and the High School 9:12 Classic baseball event last February.

This season, the six-team Bold City Showcase was aired on WJXT and 1010 XL in Week 1 of the 2019 season, as well as the 50th annual Northwest Classic game between Raines and Ribault. Those events were also streamed on News4Jax.com.

Fortegra High School 9:12 Basketball Invitational schedule

All games at Episcopal


RECAP: West Nassau, Providence, Paxon, Episcopal win on day 1


Ponte Vedra 50, Fletcher 48

First Coast 62, Mandarin 57

Semifinal No. 1: West Nassau 66, Paxon 53

Semifinal No. 2: Providence 60, Episcopal 59 (OT)

Saturday (coverage on CW17 and News4Jax.com)

Championship, 7:15 p.m.: Providence vs. West Nassau (watch live tournament finale or listen on 1010 XL)

Other games streamed Saturday on News4Jax.com:

7th-place game: Mandarin 82, Fletcher 73

5th-place game: Ponte Vedra 39, First Coast 36

3rd-place game: Paxon 68, Episcopal 52