Apple Valley Waste Senior All-Star Classic sponsor Mike Gunther and event director Bill Wagner present a check for $2,500 to Lisa Mondoro, chief executive officer of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County.
Apple Valley Waste Senior All-Star Classic sponsor Mike Gunther and event director Bill Wagner present a check for $2,500 to Lisa Mondoro, chief executive officer of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. (Courtesy photo / HANDOUT)

The 31st annual Apple Valley Waste Senior All-Star Classic is returning to Arundel High following a three-year hiatus.

This popular postseason event was hosted by Arundel High for seven straight years before moving to Meade High for a two-year run. Last year, it was held at the new gymnasium at Severna Park High.

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The 2019 Apple Valley Waste Senior All-Star Classic will be held on Wednesday, March 20 with the girls’ game getting underway at 5:30 p.m. and the boys’ contest to follow at approximately 7:30.

North boys take Senior All-Star Classic in high-scoring affair

County's boys All-Stars put on a show in high-scoring affair

Apple Valley Waste, a refuse and recycling company with headquarters in West Virginia, returns as title sponsor for the fourth straight year. Severn resident Mike Gunther operates the regional franchise of Apple Valley Waste out of a location in Hanover.

Gunther is a longtime supporter of local high school and recreation athletics and past recipient of the County Executive's Award from the Anne Arundel County Sports Hall of Fame.

This year's Apple Valley Waste Senior All-Star Classic will feature 56 of the top senior basketball players in Anne Arundel County with the boys and girls games being played in North-South format.

Rosters will be selected by the Apple Valley Waste Senior All-Star Classic organizing committee after reviewing nominations submitted by public and private school head coaches.

All boys and girls basketball coaches are asked to send nominations to event director Bill Wagner at bwagner@capgaznews.com. Please include supporting statistics and any other pertinent information about each senior nominee.

All players participating in the Apple Valley Waste Senior All-Star Classic must attend a mandatory practice on Sunday, March 17 at the Annapolis Boys and Girls Club complex, located at 121 South Villa Avenue. South boys and girls teams will practice from 1:30 to 3 p.m. while North boys and girls will practice from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Taiwo leads North over South in Senior All-Star Classic

Mayowa Taiwo and Malika Waleed play at two of the smallest schools in the county. You would have never known by their performance in Tuesday’s 30th annual Apple Valley Waste Senior All-Star Classic.

South boys and girls have been designated as the home team and will wear white uniforms. North boys and girls are the visiting team and will wear dark uniforms. All players participating in the game are asked to bring their school uniforms to the Sunday practice for the purpose of a team picture.

All proceeds from the Apple Valley Waste Senior All-Star Classic benefit the Boys and Girls Clubs of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, a non-profit organization that serves underprivileged youth. Cost to attend the basketball double-header is $5.

For more information, contact event director Bill Wagner at 410-280-5952 or bwagner@capgaznews.com

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