Four Polk Basketball Teams Head to Tournaments Outside of the County
Wed. November 21, 2012 at 10:05 p.m. | By Solange Reyner
By SOLANGE REYNER
LAKELAND | The Bartow girls basketball team holds its Thanksgiving tournament Friday and Saturday with 12 teams at the school gym.
But four other Polk boys and girls teams are heading to big tournaments in other parts of Central Florida on Friday and Saturday: Bartow, Lake Region and Lake Wales on the boys' side and Haines City on the girls' side.
Bartow and Lake Region are playing at Wekiva High School in the Metro vs. Florida Challenge, and Lake Wales competes in the Hoops Exchange Thanks for Hoops tournament at Orlando Christian Prep.
Haines City's girls team plays in the Florida Prospects Thanksgiving Classic at Orlando Dr. Phillips.
Admission is $10 per day and $15 for a two-day pass at the Metro vs. Florida Classic and $10 for the Orlando Christian Prep tourney.
Look for the schedule for all games on www.polkpreps.com. Regular-season games for most boys' teams start the first week in December.
The girls have already started play, and Haines City is 0-1 with a loss to Winter Haven.