JOHN DAY – Basketball fans will cheer on their Grant County teams Dec. 5-6 at the 13-Mile Shootout Tournament – the first games of the season to be held locally.
The tournament will have both boys and girls teams competing in John Day on Friday, Dec. 5, and then 13 miles to the east, in Prairie City, on Saturday, Dec. 6, for the final round of games.
Participants this year include the 1A Prairie City Panthers, 2A Grant Union Prospectors, 1A North Lake Cowboys and 3A Vale Vikings.
The Grant Union and Prairie City girls teams will face off Friday with at 6 p.m. at Grant Union, followed by the Grant Union vs. Prairie City boys at 7:30.
Vale and North Lake also play Friday, with the girls taking the court at 3 p.m. and the boys at 4:30 p.m.
The tournament will continue with games Saturday in Prairie City. For the girls, the losers of Friday’s games play at 12 p.m., the winners playing at 3 p.m.
The losers of the boys’ first games will play at 1:30 p.m., the winners at 4:30 p.m.