Lady Buffalo Challenge

  • The Villages High School

    Coach Bill Hodges
    24 - 4
    8A Elite 8

    Star Players

    5'11" Erin Cary (2017)
    5'8" Nikki Hall (2017)
    6'3" Breanna Jolly(2019)
    5'7" Grace Hurt (2020)
  • Wildwood Middle/High School

    Coach Richard Hampton
    26 - 5
    5A Final Four

    Star Players

    5'10" Kari Niblack(2019)
    6'2" Ashtin Ingram (2019)
    5'11" Jada Perry (2017)
  • Seffner Christian Academy

    Coach Joe Cooper
    3A state final 4 (28-4) ... Hall being recruited by U-Conn plus other high level D-1's

    Star Players

    5'7"Chelsie Hall(2017)
  • IMG Academy

    Coach Shell Dailey
    Boothe is the #2 Jr. in USA according to several recruiting services

    Star Players

    #1 Sarah Dumitrescu
    Top 16U in Romania


    #30 Rellah Boothe - USA Basketball
    #2 Ranking ESPN


    #14 Jala Jordan - Recruiting Interest
    from SEC, BIG 12, and ACC schools


    #13 Arina Ovchinnikova
    Interest in DI, DII


    #15 Polina Ovchinnikova
    Interest in DI, DII


    #31 Jessica Stever
    Interest in DI


  • Lake Highland Prep

    Coach Al Honor
    Defending 4A state champs

    Star Players

    5'8" Jordan Lewis(2017)
    5'11" Kai Love (2019)
  • Winter Haven High School

    Coach Johnny Lawson
    28-3 / State champs in 7A ... projected best team in Florida with Ribault In '16-'17

    Star Players

    6'2" Tatiana Thompson (2017)
    5'8" Zatika Franklin (2019)
    6'3" Tyia Singleton (2018)
    5'9" Diamond Battles top Soph in state
  • West Port High School

    Coach Corey Rollerson
    8A Sweet 16 region appearance ..... Both players committed to the University of Florida

    Star Players

    5'7" Tameria Johnson(2017)
    6'1" Jalaysha Thomas(2017)
  • Fort Myers High School

    Coach Chad Terrell
    Defending 6A state champs(26-5)

    Star Players

    5'9" Destanni Henderson (2018)
    5'9" Autumn Giles(2017)
    5'7" Jarya Outten(2017)
    5'8" Bethany Brunson(2018)

Tickets on Sale

Monday, October 31st

Battle at The Villages tickets will be available at all Box Office locations or day of game at the event venue.

Sumter County Showcase & Lady Buffalo Challenge tickets will be sold at the door only.

Sumter County Showdown
$8.00 Adult
$4.00 Children (under 6 Free)

Lady Buffalo Challenge
$8.00 Adult
$4.00 Children (under 6 Free)

Battle @ The Villages
$8.00 Noon Session / $8.00 Evening Session
$14.00 All Day Pass
$4.00 Children (under 6 Free)

$38.00 Tournament Pass (All Games)


Volunteers / Sponsors

Contact Us for volunteer or sponsorship opportunities.


Hotel Accommodations

The Waterfront Inn

1105 Lake Shore Drive
352-753-7535
Book Online
Special Group Rates

Hampton Inn

11727 Northeast 63rd Drive
352-259-8246
Book Online


The Villages High School
251 Buffalo Trail
The Villages, FL 32162


This event has been funded in part by a Tourist Development Tax Grant from the Sumter County Board of County Commissioners in conjunction with the Sumter County Tourist Development Council.