We received our 17th set of dates late morning today, and with a quiet afternoon in the office thus far and what appears to be a full night and, now, a fuller start to my Saturday, I thought I had better knock these out today.
Sandalwood’s season opens with an IBT, the two-day Arlington Optimist Invitational hosted by Terry Parker on December 7-8. The Saints will have their first duals competition on the second Saturday of the season, making a road trip to the outer Orlando area, St. Cloud in particular, for the Bulldog Brawl on the 15th. Sandalwood will stay in duals format for its third weekend, competing in the Bobcat Holiday Duals, a two-day event hosted by Buchholz on the 21st and 22nd.
January begins with the Saints heading back to Orlando, this time to get some 3A-Region 1 preview work done at Lake Mary’s two-day IBT, the Tournament of Champions, on the 4th and 5th. That will be the Saints’ only trip out of the city in the month. Next up will be Terry Parker’s Army Duals on the 11th and 12th, followed by Sandalwood’s recently-perennial hosting of the Gateway Conference two-day IBT on the 18th and 19th. The month will wrap up with the Saints’ traveling over to the Westside and Bishop Snyder’s one-day North Florida Duals tournament on the 26th.
Sandalwood is hoping to have two IBTs to close out the regular season. First up will be the Flagler Rotary in Palm Coast on the 1st and 2nd. The Saints are hoping to start up a new IBT, the Bell-Raulerson Invitational, on the 8th and 9th, but would need more participation for that to happen. We have a flyer for that tournament on the master schedule page for that particular weekend.
So that’s 17 schedules. Which one will be 18? YOUR team??
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