DECATUR -- The members of the two professional teams that will play at Saturday's Back to School Bash at Eisenhower High School were announced on Wednesday.

Both teams feature players from across Central Illinois including former stars from Eisenhower, MacArthur, and St. Teresa.

The Back to School Bash event begins at 3 p.m. Saturday with a two-hour high school player skills camp. Two exhibition games will follow at 5:15 p.m. featuring college players and 6:15 p.m. with players who have played at the professional level.

The event was organized by former Eisenhower and Purdue University player Lewis Jackson. 

The first 300 kids attending the event can take part in a backpack and school supply giveaway at 3:30 p.m. Raffles and prize giveaways will also be available. 

There is a $5 entry fee for adults and children 14 and under are $2.

More information can be found on the event's Facebook page

Back to School Bash Pro Roster

White team

Jarod Oldham, Eisenhower

Monty Wilson, MacArthur

Terveris Smith, Eisenhower

Isiah Hale, Springfield High

Brennan Mcelroy,  St. Teresa

Spence Johnson, Champaign Central

Kenny King, Bloomington 

Anthony Smith, MacArthur

Brock Von Nordeck, Eisenhower

Jordan Softley, MacArthur

Black team

Jeremy Robinson, Eisenhower

Rob Calmese, Eisenhower

West Dawson, Eisenhower

Kyler Works, MacArthur/Eisenhower

James Kinney, Champaign Centennial

Damian Lewis, MacArthur

Brandel Griggs, Eisenhower

Dennis Hightower, Danville

Jordan Walker, Champaign Central

John Hart, Purdue

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Contact Matthew Flaten at (217) 421-6968. Follow him on Twitter: @MattFlaten



Reporter for Lee Enterprises Central Illinois.

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