High school holiday hoops begin with contests today

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By The Staff



The Lancaster High School and Buford High Schools boys teams will get the jump on holiday hoops play today, Wednesday, Dec. 26.

The LHS boys open play in the Breast Cancer Awareness tournament with a 4:30 p.m. game with Class AAA foe Camden High School.

Play in the Fairfield Central tournament continues to Dec. 29.

The Lancaster High School girls will also play in the girls side of the Breast Cancer Awareness tournament, with the Lady Bruins slated to play Airport on Thursday, Dec. 27 at 4:30 p.m.

Buford will launch play in the Lake Marion Classic at Lake Marion High School in the Santee area. The Lake Marion tournament runs to Dec. 29.

Andrew Jackson will host its annual Comporium Christmas Classic with four games on tap each day starting on Thursday, Dec. 27 when play begins at 3 p.m.

The 3 p.m. game has defending girls champion Buford High School facing Great Falls.

The 4:30 game has Clover meeting Crestwood of Sumter in a first-round boys game.

The evening session opens with Class AA rivals Andrew Jackson facing North Central in a girls’ first-round game at 6.

The second game of the evening session on Thursday, Dec. 27 pits AJ against Lewisville at 7:30.

Play resumes Friday, Dec. 28 at the AJ gym where the girls consolation game is played at 3 p.m.

The 4:30 p.m. game is the boys consolation game. The girls championship game is set for 6 p.m., with the boys championship game to tip off at 7:30 in the AJ gym.