High School Sports

North Central hoops tournament opens Thursday

The North Central holiday boys basketball tournament starts on Thursday with an eight-team field featuring four Midlands area teams.

The three-day event begins with Cardinal Newman taking on Chesterfield at 4:30 p.m., followed by Camden vs. Central at 6 p.m., Lugoff-Elgin vs. McBee at 7:30 p.m. and Hammond vs. host North Central at 9 p.m.

Action continues in the championship and consolation brackets on Friday. The four place games take place on Saturday.