Local teams in Les Schwab Tourney


Clackamas, Lake Oswego and West Linn will be among 13 Oregon high school boys basketball teams taking part in this year’s Les Schwab Invitational.

The tournament, which features top teams from Oregon as well as some of the top teams in the country, runs Dec. 26-29 at Liberty High School, with first-round games running from 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 26.

Clackamas will play Gonzaga Prep at 1:30 p.m. in its Dec. 26 opener; West Linn will play Sprague at 10:30 a.m.; Lake Oswego will play Sunset at 8:30 p.m.

Gonzaga Prep features Kris Jenkins, a 6-6 forward who has signed with Villanova, and 6-8 senior post BeeJay Anya.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at www.LesSchwabInvitational.com, or at the Liberty High School Box Office during the tournament.

Among nationally renowned schools with teams scheduled to take part are Archbishop Mitty of San Jose, Calif.; Gonzaga Prep of Washington, D.C.; and Neumann-Goretti of Philadelphia, PA.