St. Ambrose teams playing in tourney

The St. Ambrose sixth-grade boys and girls basketball teams will participate in the 20th annual Basketball Classic at St. Mary’s Holy Dome in North Vernon on Saturday.

Other teams in the tournament will be St. Mary’s of North Vernon, St. Bartholomew of Columbus and Pope John of Madison.

The tourney will begin at 9 a.m., with the St. Mary’s and Pope John’s boys teams playing, followed by the girls teams form those schools.

The St. Ambrose girls will play the St. Bartholomew girls at 11:30 a.m., and that will be followed by the boys teams playing.

The consolation bracket finals will begin at 2 p.m., and those games will be followed by the championship games.

Paul (Ham) Wernke, former athletics director at Jennings County High School, is the tournament director.