Full slate of holiday prep hoops tourney action

Dec. 25, 2013 @ 05:48 PM

The boys and girls basketball teams from Northern Vance, Southern Vance and Warren County are each participating in holiday tournaments this week.

Northern’s boys begin play in South Granville’s three-day tournament Thursday at 9:30 a.m. against Wayne Country Day School. With a win, the Vikings will play Friday at 4:30 p.m. or at 9:30 a.m. Friday with a loss.

Northern’s girls will meet Southern Lee Friday at 4 p.m. in the Lee County Christmas Tournament.

The Southern Vance boys and girls will each compete in the Winter Classic at Mount Olive College beginning Friday.

Southern’s boys play Southern Wayne Friday at 6 p.m. and the Lady Raiders face Southern Wayne at 2:30 p.m.

Warren County is hosting its own tournament this season with games scheduled for Friday and Saturday.

Roanoke Rapids, Northwest Halifax and Southeast Halifax will join the Eagles in the tournament.

Play begins Friday in Warrenton at 1 p.m. with the Roanoke Rapids girls meeting Northwest Halifax followed by the same matchup in boys action.

Warren County’s girls face Southeast Halifax at 5 p.m. Friday and the Eagles’ boys will square off with Southeast Halifax at 7 p.m.

The game times are the same for Saturday with the championship games scheduled for 5 and 7 p.m.