May 30, 2024

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Schedules for a big weekend of high school boys basketball in Orange County

Andrew Valdez of Godinez is guarded by Valencia’s Eli Arthurton Wednesday. (Photo Tim Burt, OC Sports Zone)

The holidays are almost here and there are also lots of boys basketball tournaments and special events going on.

On Friday and Saturday, the Lodinez Tournament, which has been hosted by Godinez and Loara, wraps up at Loara.

Schedule for Friday, Dec. 20 at Loara:

3 p.m.: Loara vs. Ocean View

4:30 p.m., Pacifica vs. Anaheim

6 p.m., Irvine vs. Godinez

7:30 p.m., Santiago vs. Valencia

There are also four games on Saturday, Dec. 21 starting at 1 p.m. and wrapping up with the championship game at 5:30 p.m.

In addition, the North-South Challenge begins on Friday, Dec. 20 at Tesoro High with three games and then continues on Saturday, Dec. 21 with five more games.

Please click here for the schedule.

Next week, the Tustin Holiday Classic, a 16-team event, begins at Tustin on Thursday, Dec. 26.

Please click here for the opening round schedule.