Christmas Classic Teams

Christmas Classic Teams

The St. Pius X Christmas Classic is designed to bring together Catholic High Schools from across the country to play in a highly competitive tournament.

Since the event was started in 2000, the tournament has been host to some of the best in Catholic school basketball with teams coming from 22 different states and the District of Columbia.

St. Pius X Catholic High School is conveniently located in Chamblee, GA, along Interstate 85,
fifteen minutes from downtown Atlanta and a short drive from most major Atlanta attractions.
All games are played in St. Pius X's two full-sized game gyms.

Activities include 3 games for each team, Catholic Mass and dinner for all the teams, and a player dance.

The St. Pius X Christmas Classic has become known as one of the premier Catholic school tournaments in the country.

The St. Pius X Christmas Classic, December 27-30, 2019, includes 16 teams from 5 states (Georgia, Louisiana, New York, North Carolina and South Carolina) and the District of Columbia. There will be eight boys teams and eight girls teams. The participating schools are identified below.

Boys:

Archbishop Rummel
Metairie, LA
 Head Coach Scott Thompson
Charlotte Latin 
Charlotte, NC
 Head Coach Chris Berger
Canisius Jesuit High School Crusaders
 Buffalo, NY
 Head Coach Kyle Husband
Cardinal Gibbons High School Crusaders
 Raleigh, NC
 Head Coach Jim Ryan
Charlotte Catholic High School Cougars
 Charlotte, NC
 Head Coach Michael King
Holy Spirit Prep 
 Atlanta, GA
 Head Coach Ty Anderson
St. Joseph's Catholic
 Greenville, SC
 Head Coach Paul Assinessi
St. Pius X Catholic High School Golden Lions
 Past Champion (2018, 2017, 2015, 2013, 2005) & Runner-Up (2016, 2011, 2002)
 Atlanta, GA
 Head Coach Aaron Parr

 

Girls:

 

Archbishop Carroll
 Washington, DC
 Head Coach Edythe White
Athens Academy
 Athens, GA
 Head Coach Brian Olson
Charlotte Catholic High School Cougars
 Charlotte, NC
 Head Coach Robert Conrad
Cardinal Gibbons
Raleigh, NC
 Head Coach Jessica Lowe
Father Ryan
Nashville, TN
 Head Coach Jason Larkin
Our Lady of Mercy
 Tyrone, GA
 Head Coach Jonathan Scruggs
St. Joseph's Catholic
Greenville, SC
 Head Coach 
St. Pius X Catholic High School Golden Lions
Past Champion (2013, 2007, 2005, 2004, 2003)
 & Runner-Up (2018, 2017, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2002, 2001, 2000)
 Atlanta, GA
 Head Coach Kyle Snipes