Three tournaments will begin today and another one will end as local high school basketball teams make final preparations to start or return to league play next week.
The 16th annual Baron-Optimist, the Rohr-Aztec Co-ed and the Ben Fisher Memorial Tournaments all get underway today. Meanwhile, the Peninsula Tournament finals are scheduled for this afternoon.
Eight boys teams will compete in the Baron tournament at Bonita Vista High School. Host Bonita Vista will play CETY's in the first game at 2:30 p.m., followed by Crawford vs. Kearny at 4, Madison vs. Vista at 6, and Morse vs. Burnaby (British Columbia) at 7:30.
The Rohr tournament includes eight boys and eight girls teams competing for separate championships at Montgomery High.
Today's girls' games include: Castle Park vs. El Cajon at 8:30 a.m.; Brawley vs. Ramona at 10; Valhalla vs. La Canada (Los Angeles) at 2:30; and Central (El Centro) vs. Montgomery at 4.