Some of the top players in the country - boys and girls - will be center stage this weekend for the Paul Pierce Winter Classic. Inglewood High School will host 13 games - six girls and seven boys - over two days.
The action tips off with the girls at noon Friday with host Inglewood taking on El Camino Real.
The No. 1 team in the country, Mater Dei, will be playing on Friday as well. The undefeated Monarchs will be taking on Albany Saint Maryâs led by the Cal commits Mikayla Cowling and Gabby Green.
This will be the second meeting between the two programs this season. They met earlier this year in Arizona at the Nike Tournament of Champions.
After being tied at halftime, the Monarchs outscored Saint Mary's by nine points in the third quarter and were able to pull away in the second half for a 66-53 win.
On the boys side, one of the nightcaps on Saturday night will be Long Beach Poly taking on Bishop Montgomery.
Both teams are coming off of losses. The Knights suffered their f...