Buy Photo Vero Beach’s Tommie Lewis (3) shoots over Tampa Bay Tech’s David Cexil (5) Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, during their high school boys basketball championship game at the Holiday Hoopla Tournament at Vero Beach High School.,(Photo: JEREMIAH WILSON/TCPALM)Buy Photo

Here are 10 things you may not know about the Holiday Hoopla, the long-running Vero Beach High School boys basketball tournament.,Buy PhotoFort Pierce Central players and coach James Dawson (back row, far right) celebrate their second consecutive Holiday Hoopla title in 2010, defeating Vero Beach in what remains the only final matching area teams.,Local wins hard to come by Aside from Fort Pierce Central's two Hoopla titles, area teams not named Vero Beach are a combined 28-44 in the tournament.,Buy PhotoCoach Chuck Loewendick guided Vero Beach High School's boys basketball team to 11 of its 14 Holiday Hoopla titles during his 29-year run from 1988 to 2017. read more