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Lightning Basketball College Showcase &  Youth Challenge

SCHEDULE LINKS: Please click on the link for your grade then click schedule under Tournament Profile on the right side of the screen. 

*If you are viewing from a mobile phone, click the link, click tournament navigation, and click schedule.

4th grade schedule link 


5th grade schedule link


6th grade schedule link


7th grade schedule link


8th grade schedule link


9th grade schedule link


10th grade schedule link


11/12th grade schedule link


Island Garden-

45 Cherry Valley Ave, West Hempstead, NY 11552


469 Fort Salonga Rd, Northport, NY 11768

Elmont High School-

555 Ridge Rd, Elmont, NY 11003

St. Dominic's High School-

93 Anstice St, Oyster Bay, NY 11771

Garden City Rec Center-

52 Cherry Valley Ave, Garden City, NY 11530

Adelphi University-

1 South Ave, Garden City, NY 11530

The Waldorf School of Garden City-

225 Cambridge Ave, Garden City, NY 11530

Mitchel Athletic Complex-

19 West Road   Garden City, NY 11530



College Coaches Information:


Register via email by April 2nd for a FREE roster book to be emailed to you 3 days before the event.  

(rosters for 70+ teams grades 9-12)  


2023 College Coaches Registered

Prep Girls Hoops Scouting Service 

St. Joseph's College - Long Island


St. Thomas Aquinas College


College Of Staten Island

LaGuardia CC

Mount Sant Vincents



Mount Holyoke


Camden Rutgers 


FDU - Florham 

SUNY New Paltz

Mitchell College

Mount Saint Mary College 


US Merchant Marine Academy


John Jay 

Mount Saint Mary College (NY)

Molloy College


Queens College


SUNY Old Westbury

Mercy College

Pace University 

Roberts Wesleyan College


SUNY College at Plattsburgh

Elmira College 

Regis College

University of New Haven

Skidmore College

SUNY Maritime College

Drew University

Oswego State 




11/12th grade teams registered

NJ Panthers 17U Black - Griff

Rising Stars  Kenney/Cook  

UNITED  Ostazewski

Lightning Flynn

Lightning Hart

Gauchos Elite

Riverside - Toro


Staten Island Diamonds  Rosalbo     

Athenas Gold 

Gauchos Gold

Riverside Hawks - Xavier

NJ Panthers 16U Black

NJ Panthers   16U Blue

CJ Hawks Westrol

CJ Hawks Mayo  

Nassau Pride - Flaherty 

East Coast Panthers

Bulls Basketball

Bulldogs - Harnischfeger

Team Miller 

NY Premier Riley 

NY Premier Combs 

NY Premier Hafner

Lightning Burns 

The Empire Team

Rise as One

NY Hoopers 

Long Island Renegades -Cirnigliaro

Long Island Renegades – Steve Amenta

Level Up 

East Side Escalades -1

 East Side Escalades -2

I-Dream Black (CT)

I-Dream White  (CT)

Lady X-men

Northeast Elite

Team Connecticut

Bronx Storm 

Lightning O'brien

Lightning Niles 


10th grade teams

NJ Panthers  Black

Gauchos - Elliot

Lightning Hart

Team Miller  

Lightning Connolly


Lady Wizards

Staten Island Diamonds  - Rosalbo   

Rising Stars- Anderson 

CJ Hawks Heath

Athenas Blue

Bulls Basketball

Central Western

Lady Wizards

Lightning Bianco

Lightning Becker

Nassau Pride Capotosto

Nassau Pride Becker

Queens Lightning Hopokins 

Long Island Renegades Blue

Long Island Renegades  White 

Level Up 

East Side Escalades  

Rise as One

I-Dream White  (CT)

New Jersey Freedom


About CaptainU: Over 2 million high school athletes have used their platform to promote themselves to college programs. Currently, over 3,000 athletes commit to colleges each month using CaptainU. Their networking platform provides players and parents a tool to manage the college recruiting process and maximize their exposure to college coaches at the upcoming tournament.  Click on the link below and get started on a FREE profile today. 

Team Coaches/Managers


College Coaches



April 12-14, 2024



Headquarters: Island Garden 
45 Cherry Valley Ave
West Hempstead, NY 11552 USA






Jon Lawniczak 315-945-9091


 Tom Sclafani 732-501-4155


 Myndi Hill 917-608-7801

Our policy:  Scheduling requests will be guaranteed when submitted 30 days prior to the event.  If a request is submitted within 29 days of the event, there is a possibility that we will not be able to accommodate the request.  Refunds on team entry fees will be given up to 21 days prior to the event.  Credits to attend another event will be extended from 10 days to 21 days before the event.   No refunds or credits will be issued to a team that pulls out of an event 9 days before the event is scheduled.  

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