The Damian Mele Memorial Basketball Tournament honors the loving memory of former Lehighton High School basketball player Damian C. Mele. It is held to celebrate and remember a life filled with family, friends, happiness and competition.

The tournament will have a 3v3 double elimination format with casual and competitive divisions. Event day will also feature a basket raffle, home cooked food and memorial t-shirts for sale.

All proceeds generated form the tournament go directly towards the Damian C. Mele Memorial Scholarship Fund. 

For more information on Damian, tournament rules and event registration see below: 

The Inaugural-Annual Damian Mele Memorial Tournament
Time is TBD
Lehighton Area High School,
1 Indian Ln, Lehighton, PA 18235, USA

*** November 2021 Tournament Update ***


Hello all we regret to report that due to the school districts updated safety policies we once again have to postpone our first annual tournament.

Updates regarding rescheduling will be coming soon. Thank you for the continued patience and support.


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