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Summer Slam attracts 48 basketball teams
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MONROE - A total of 48 basketball teams will be in Monroe this weekend for the seventh annual Summer Slam tournament. Monroe High School and Monroe Middle School will be converted into a basketball kingdom, with a 24-team junior varsity tournament scheduled for Saturday and a 24-team varsity tournament Sunday. The Monroe varsity basketball team graduated all five starters from last year's sectional team and will use the tournament as a training ground for next season.