Purple Knights News · Purple Knight Basketball Classic: December 26-28


St. Augustine High School in New Orleans, home to the seven-time State Champion Purple Knights Basketball team, will host the annual Purple Knight Basketball Classic sponsored by St. Augustine alumni-owned Hamilton Lewis Law Firm and Next Generation Logistics, December 26 – 28, 2020, at the St. Augustine High School Watson Jones Memorial Gym.

The Purple Knight Classic has become an anxiously-awaited athletic event each year. The three-day basketball classic serves to promote basketball and to expose fans to outstanding high school players and teams in the Greater New Orleans Area.

As sponsors of the Purple Knight Classic, the Hamilton Lewis Law Firm and Next Generation Logistics will enjoy prominent placement and in-game announcements throughout the tournament.

Purple Knight Classic Details:

Purple Knight Classic tickets are $7 per game.
The classic hosts three games per-day over a three-day period.

At the gate, fans will have the option to purchase advance tickets for any remaining games over the three-day period.

Saturday, December 26, 2020
Noon: L.B. Landry High School vs. East Jefferson High School
3 p.m. Chalmette High School vs. Booker T. Washington High School
7 p.m. St. Augustine vs. Sophie B. Wright Charter School

Sunday, December 27, 2020
Noon: John F Kennedy High School vs. L.B. Landry High School
3 p.m. G. W. Carver High School vs. Edna Karr High School
7 p.m. St. Augustine vs. Booker T. Washington High School

Monday, December 28, 2020
Noon: John F. Kennedy High School vs. East Jefferson High School
3 p.m. L.B. Landry High School vs. Chalmette High School
7 p.m. St Augustine /G. W. Carver High School

(Schedule may be subject to change due to COVID-19)

About our Sponsors:

Hamilton / Lewis Law Firm is owned by Peter Hamilton – class of 1999 and Greg Lewis – class of 1994.  With decades of experience, the attorneys at Hamilton Lewis are committed to getting Exceptional Results, For Real People.
They are available 24/7 to discuss your case.

Next Generation Logistics is owned by Eddie Compass IV – class of 2002. A New Orleans native and proud St. Augustine graduate, Captain Eddie Compass IV founded Next Generation Logistics in 2015. Next Generation Logistics has delivered a wide array of services in the domestic and international marine transportation industries. Currently, the firm is one of two minority-owned, full-service marine transportation and logistics companies in the United States and was recently named Top 20 in Maritime.