Though it's the holiday break for school---area boys & girls basketball teams will be active in several holiday tournaments & shootouts over this weekend. All seven SCOL boys basketball programs & six of the seven girls basketball teams will be in action this holiday weekend.
Both the Clinton Massie & East Clinton basketball programs will participate in the annual Clinton County Holiday Tournament at Wilmington College.
Action will start at 4pm Friday with Wilmington (9-0) & Clinton Massie (9-0) varsity girls playing each other. Then at 5:30pm Clinton Massie boys varsity will finally start their 2013-14 season playing Wilmington (4-2). The Falcons have the last 2 seasons delay their season due to winning back to back Division 4 state football titles.
At 7pm East Clinton girls basketball team (0-8) will play against the Blanchester girls varsity team (2-5). At 8:30pm the boys meet as East Clinton (3-3) takes on Blanchester (1-6).
The girls consolation will be on Saturday at 2pm, the boys consolation at 3:30pm.
The championship games featuring the girls will start at 5 followed at 6:30pm with boys championship contest.
The new tournament will feature games between the varsity, reserve & freshman boys teams from Clermont Northeastern, Ross Southeastern, Zane Trace & Hillsboro.
Since Southeastern & Zane Trace are both in the Scioto Valley Conference & are scheduled to meet twice during the regular season the format has been set up to where Ross Southeastern & Hillsboro play each other on all three levels on Friday as well as Clermont Northeastern against Zane Trace. Then on Saturday the teams switch with Hillsboro playng Zane Trace & Southeastern plays Clermont Northeastern.
Freshman games are at 1 & 2:30pm, reserves at 3:30 & 5pm & varsity at 6:30pm & 8pm. The Saturday 8pm contest between Hillsboro & Zane Trace will be broadcast on Buckeye Country 105.5 FM & I Heart Radio.
Miami Trace boys & girls basketball programs will be involved in the 16th annual event. The tournament started with a 4 team tournament format but changed last year to a 1 day shootout with three games played each day.
London plays Cedarville, Springfield Central Catholic will play Madison Plains & Miami Trace will play Greeneview. Game times are 4pm, 6pm & 8pm respectifully.
The varsity girls section of the shootout will be Friday at Greeneview High School, on Saturday at Miami Trace High School & the reserve boys play at the Madison Plains High School & the girls reserves playing at the Madison plains Junior High on Monday December 30th. Match ups & tip off times are the same as the varisty contests.
The Cavaliers will host this Friday & Saturday a four team hoiiday tournment.
At 6pm Lancaster will play Chesapeake then after that Chillicothe will meet West Jefferson.
The consolation contest will be on Saturday at 6pm followed by the championship game. 
All four games will be played at Chillicothe High School.
Washington Court boys varsity, reserve & freshman basketball teams will host Unioto Friday night. The varsity contest will air at 7:15pm on Buckeye Country 105.5FM & I Heart Radio while the Lady Lions will play Monday afternoon at Huntington with the reserve game starting at 12 Noon.
Greenfield McClain boys basketball teams will host Adena on Friday night & then go to Leesburg Fairfield on Saturday.
Lady Tigers basketball teams will play on Saturday afternoon as well at Leesburg Fairfield.
Hillsboro Lady Indians will play Monday at Waverly with reserve contest starting at 5pm.