A total of 20 military basketball teams took part in the 24th annual Capital Classic Basketball Tournament held at a number of Military District of Washington gymnasiums from Friday through Monday of President’s Day weekend.
The Camp Lejeune Marine team captured the men’s title, while the Fort Belvoir Lady Eagles bested the four-team women’s portion of the tournament.
The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall men’s team won two and lost once in Friday and Saturday’s pool play and advanced to the semifinals before falling to eventual champ Camp Lejeune.
JBM-HH male and female teams played on base at the Fort Myer Fitness Center, Henderson Hall’s Smith Gymnasium, the Fort McNair Fitness Center, and at Fort Belvoir.
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