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Upper Saint Clair High School student raises money for food bank by hosting hockey tournament

NEVILLE, Pa. — A senior at Upper Saint Clair High School carried on a noteworthy holiday tradition this weekend that helps feed hungry people.

The “Hockey Fights Hunger” tournament raises money for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.

It was held at the RMU Sports Complex and hosted 30 teams. Teams competed in three-on-three games.

Founder, Isaac Bernstein, says they recruited four more teams this year compared to last year.

Bernstein’s team won the championship game.

“It is not rigged, I swear!” said Bernstein, “But we did win. It was a battle. 3-2 in the championship which is awesome.”

Registration for the event raised more than $9,000 for the food bank.

Bernstein is also the founder of Plates For Pitt, an organization he hopes will reduce food insecurities in the area.

Click here to learn more about Plates for Pitt.

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