Incline High to host Tah-Neva girls basketball championships |

Incline High to host Tah-Neva girls basketball championships

The Lake Tahoe School and Incline Middle School eighth-grade girls basketball teams are pictured after their game Tuesday night. Lake Tahoe School won 24-16 to finish a 10-0 season and earn the No. 1 seed in the Tah-Neva Championships this Saturday at Incline High.
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Incline High School will serve as the host site of the Tah-Neva girls basketball championships this Saturday.

The tournament will feature nine schools from the greater Lake Tahoe-Carson City area, including Incline Middle School, Lake Tahoe School, Alder Creek, North Tahoe, South Tahoe, Pau Wa Lu, Eagle Valley, Carson and Carson Valley.

The seventh-grade tournament will take place in the side gym while the eighth-graders will compete in the main gym. Cost is $5 per adult and $2 for students ages 8-18. Children 7 and under and senior citizens over 60 are free.

In the eighth-grade tournament, first-round action begins at 8 a.m. with Carson Valley against Lake Tahoe School. That game will be followed by Eagle Valley-Incline at 9:10 a.m., Pau Wa Lu-Alder Creek at 10:20 a.m. and Carson-North Tahoe at 11:30 a.m.

Lake Tahoe School’s eighth-grade team will carry the No. 1 seed into the tournament after capping a 10-0 season with a 24-16 win over Incline on Tuesday night. Incline, the No. 2 seed, posted an 8-2 record.

The seventh-grade tournament also starts at 8 a.m. with Carson-Incline and will be followed by Pau Wa Lu-North Tahoe at 9:10, Eagle Valley-Carson Valley at 10:20 and Alder Creek-South Tahoe at 11:30.

The championship games for both tournaments begin at 6:30 p.m.

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