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BY DON BEANE
News + Record Staff
Chatham County hoops fans are in for a treat this week as area high school basketball tournaments continue with four local teams in action.
In Siler City, Chatham Charter will be hosting its 2nd Annual Winter Slam.
On Friday, tournament action begins in the girl’s bracket with North Moore and Cornerstone Charter doing battle at 3:00 p.m. with Chatham Charter and Faith Christian tangling later that evening in a 6:00 p.m. clash.
In the boy’s bracket, action also begins on Friday with North Moore and Cornerstone squaring off at 4:30 p.m. before Chatham Charter and Faith Christian get after it at 7:30 p.m.
Final day action will take place on Saturday with third-place in the girl’s and boy’s bracket at 3:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. respectively.
The Championship Finals area slated for 6:00 p.m. for the girls and 7:30 p.m. for the boys on Saturday.
The Jordan-Matthews boys will be making its annual appearance in The Courier-Tribune Christmas Invitational Tournament at Asheboro High School beginning on Thursday afternoon.
The Jets will take on host Asheboro at 1:00 p.m. with Providence Grove and Trinity squaring off at 2:30 p.m. that same day in the same half of the bracket.
In the other half of the bracket, Southwest Randolph and Wheatmore do battle at 6:00 p.m. before Randleman and Eastern Randolph battle at 7:30 p.m.
Games will continue at the same times on Friday and Saturday until all eight spots are decided.
The Northwood girls will be making the short trek over to Sanford for the annual Yellow Jacket Christmas Classic hosted by Lee County High School.
Northwood opens the event on Thursday with a 6:00 p.m. contest against Lee County before Apex and East Chapel Hill tangle at 8:00 p.m. on the same side of the bracket.
On the other side of the bracket. Apex Friendship and Raleigh Millbrook clash at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday before Hoke County and Western Harnett duke it out at 4:00 p.m.
Action continues with a pair of 2:00 p.m. games, and a pair of 4:00 p.m. games on Friday with the tournament utilizing the Main Gymnasium as well as Packard Gymnasium.
The same times are set for Saturday in the same two venues with all eight spots being decided.