HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL — Who’s playing where this weekend

Photos by Ray Hamill/ – Trinity Preston and the McKinleyville girls went 3-0 at the Arcata tournament last week.

By Ray Hamill — For the second straight week, most of the local high school teams will be in action at a variety of tournaments, including one here on the North Coast.

At Arcata High, the Tigers will host their annual boys tournament, which tips off on Thursday afternoon.

Fortuna (4-2), McKinleyville (3-1) and Eureka (1-2) will all join the host Tigers (3-1) at the three-day event.

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A number of H-DNL teams will travel for both the Healdsburg and Mt. Shasta tournaments.

Fresh off their Cloverdale tournament championship, the St. Bernard’s girls (3-0) will try to keep their fast start going when they play at Mt. Shasta, opening against Weed on Thursday at 3 p.m.

The Del Norte girls (3-1) will also play at the Mt. Shasta tourney, opening against the host school at 6 p.m.

The St. Bernard’s and Del Norte boys will both also compete at the Mt. Shasta tournament.

The Crusaders (3-0), who won last weekend’s Upper Lake tournament, will open against Dunsmuir (3-2) on Thursday at 4:30 p.m., while Del Norte (2-3) opens against Reno (4-1) at noon.

The Arcata, Fortuna and McKinleyville girls teams will all travel south to compete at Healdsburg, with the action getting under way on Wednesday.

The Huskies (2-3) open on Wednesday night, playing Justin-Siena (3-0) at 6:30 p.m., while McKinleyville (3-0) opens against Ukiah (3-2) on Thursday at 6 p.m. and Arcata (3-1) plays Middletown (5-1) on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

The Eureka girls (5-1), meanwhile, will play at the Maria Carrillo tournament in Santa Rosa, opening against Pittsburg (1-3) on Thursday at 8:30 p.m.

Kyndle Eisner (22) and the Arcata girls will play at the Healdsburg tournament this week.

Multiple Little 4 teams will travel to play at the Trinity Holiday Classic, which also tips off on Thursday, including the Ferndale boys.

Fresh off their tournament win at Point Arena, the 3-1 Wildcats will open against Hayfork.

The Ferndale girls (1-1) will also play at the same tournament, as will the Hoopa boys (0-4), who open against University Prep (2-1) on Thursday at 1:30 p.m.

The South Fork boys, meanwhile, are 2-2 after placing third at the Fall River tournament last week and will play at the Potter Valley tournament this week, opening against Willits on Wednesday.

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