Best in Basketball Summer Invitational schedule
Another of the bigger summer basketball tournaments gets underway Thursday (June 27) at Highland H.S.
The Best In Basketball Summer Invitational features a slew of East Valley teams among its 24 participants. The tournament is divided into four pools with every team playing at least five games (approx. one hour in length) over the course of the weekend.
Admission is $3 for adults on Thursday and $5 for adults on Friday and Saturday. Children 5 and under are admitted free.
Here are the pools followed by daily schedule. All games at Highland High School (4301 E. Guadalupe Road, Gilbert):
POOL A: Desert Edge, Gilbert Christian, Hamilton, Highland, Marcos de Niza and Mountain Pointe. POOL B: Chandler, Cienega, Corona del Sol, Pinnacle, Regis Jesuit, Tempe. POOL C: Boulder Creek, Cactus, Red Mountain, St. Mary’s, Seton Catholic and Sunnyslope. POOL D: Basha, Cesar Chavez, Desert Ridge, Horizon, Liberty, McClintock.
Thursday June 27
4 p.m.: Liberty vs. McClintock; Desert Ridge vs. Horizon. 5 p.m.: Basha vs. Highland; Boulder Creek vs. Cactus. 6 p.m.: Regis Jesuit vs. Tempe; Seton Catholic vs. Liberty. 7 p.m.: Desert Edge vs. Gilbert Christian; Chandler vs. McClintock. 8 p.m.: Hamilton vs. Highland; Red Mountain vs. St. Mary’s. 9 p.m.: Marcos de Niza vs. Mountain Pointe; Desert Edge vs. Pinnacle.
Friday June 28
9 a.m.: Boulder Creek vs. Red Mountani; Cactus vs. Seton Catholic. 10 a.m.: St. Mary’s vs. Sunnyslope; Chandler vs. Desert Ridge. 11 a.m.: Cesar Chavez vs. Liberty; Horizon vs. McClintock. Noon: Cactus vs. Sunnyslope; Red Mountain vs. Seton Catholic. 1 p.m.: Boulder Creek vs. St. Mary’s. 2 p.m.: Desert Ridge vs. Liberty; Basha vs. Horizon. 3 p.m.: Desert Edge vs. Hamilton; Gilbert Christian vs. Marcos de Niza. 4 p.m.: Highland vs. Mountain Pointe; Chandler vs. Corona del Sol. 5 p.m.: Cienega vs. Regis Jesui; Pinnacle vs. Tempe. 6 p.m.: Desert Edge vs. Highland; Gilbert Christian vs. Mountain Pointe. 7 p.m.: Hamilton vs. Marcos de Niza; Cienega vs. Tempe. 8 p.m.: Corona del Sol vs. Regis Jesuit; Basha vs. Pinnacle.
Saturday June 29
9 a.m.: Chandler vs. Regis Jesuit; Cactus vs. Red Mountain. 10 a.m.: St. Mary’s vs. Seton Catholic; Chandler vs. Tempe. 11 a.m.: Pinnacle vs. Regis Jesuit; Cienega vs. Corona del Sol. Noon: Boulder Creek vs. Seton Catholic; Red Mountain vs. Sunnyslope. 1 p.m.: Corona del Sol vs. Tempe; Cactus vs. St. Mary’s. 2 p.m.: Boulder Creek vs. Sunnyslope; Cienega vs. Pinnacle. 3 p.m.: Basha vs. McClintock; Cesar Chavez vs. Desert Ridge. 4 p.m.: Horizon vs. Corona del Sol; Desert Edge vs. Mountain Pointe. 5 p.m.: Highland vs. Marcos de Niza; Gilbert Christian vs. Hamilton. 6 p.m.: Basha vs. Cienega; Desert Ridge vs. McClintock. 7 p.m. : Cesar Chave vs. Horizon; Desert Edge vs. Marcos de Niza. 8 p.m.: Gilbert Christian vs. Highland; Hamilton-vs. Mountain Pointe.