Sixteen high school basketball teams compete in the 43rd annual High School Summer Varsity Basketball Tournament that kicks off Friday, June 24, at noon with games being played continuously through 11 p.m. The action continues on Saturday, June 25, from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 26, all in Westmont’s Murchison Gym. Tickets, which cost $10 for the day, $5 for kids and seniors, and $15 for the three-day tournament, may be purchased at the door. Kids under 12 are free with paid adult admission.
High school teams include: Beckman (Irvine), Cypress, the Buckley School (Sherman Oaks), Great Oak (Temecula), La Habra, Mt. Carmel (San Diego), Pajaro Valley (Watsonville), California (Whittier), Sonora (La Habra), Terra Linda (San Rafael), Trinity Classical (Valencia), Bosco Tech (Rosemead), San Dimas, Madera, Santa Barbara and Mission Prep (San Luis Obispo).
A separate High School Summer Varsity Basketball Tournament July 1-3 at Westmont features: Redwood Christian (San Lorenzo), Heritage Christian (North Hills), Liberty (Bakersfield), Selma, University (Irvine), Van Nuys, Vista Murrieta (Murrieta), Mt. Whitney (Visalia), San Juan Hills (San Juan Capistrano), Pacific Grove, Westlake, St. Bonaventure (Ventura), Santa Ynez, San Marcos (Goleta), Aliso Niguel (Aliso Viejo) and Oak Park.