Lincoln hosts 16th annual Chavez Christmas Classic

Girls basketball tournament
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The Lincoln girls basketball program will host the 16th annual Chavez Christmas Classic starting at 3:30 p.m. Thursday and concluding with the varsity and junior varsity championships on Saturday 7 p.m.

Thursday’s opening varsity game will pit Oakmont against Sacramento Waldorf. The Vikings come in with a 6-1 record. The Waves have wins over Highlands and Buckingham Charter.

At 5 p.m., Oroville will match up with West Campus. Oroville’s Tigers are in the Northern Section and also are 6-1 in preseason. The Warriors have beaten Central Valley, Burbank, Galt and Winters.

Yuba City and Rio Linda go head-to-head in the 6:30 p.m. meeting. The Honkers have wins over Las Plumas and Lindhurst. The Knights’ have played in both the Galt and Woodcreek tournaments but the results were not available.

Lincoln will close out the nightcap at 8 p.m. against Forest Lake Christian. Both clubs are playing .500 ball; the Falcons come in with wins over Buckingham Charter and Golden Sierra.

The junior varsity will be playing in the small gym. The teams will be the JV squads of the varsity schools with the exception of Marysville replacing Forest Lake Christian.

Come out and cheer the Fighting Zebras on to victory.

2012-13 Lincoln Girls Basketball

16th Annual Chavez Christmas Classic

Dec. 13-15, Lincoln High School


VARSITY, Dec. 13, All Times PM

3:30 – Oakmont (6-1) vs. Sac. Waldorf (2-5)

5 – Oroville (6-1) vs. West Campus (4-4)

6:30 – Yuba City (2-5) vs. Rio Linda (0-0)

8 – Forest Lake (3-3) vs. Lincoln (2-2)



3:30 – Oakmont vs. Sac. Waldorf

5 – Oroville vs. West Campus

6:30 – Marysville vs. Lincoln

8 – Yuba City vs. Rio Linda

Dec. 14 – Games begin at 3:30

Dec. 15 –Games begin at 2:30, Championship Games at 7