The Boys and Girls Basketball teams competed in Holiday Tournaments over the weekend, staying sharp and preparing for region play in January.
The boys went 2-2 during the Arizona Lutheran tournament. Missing a few key players, the Chargers dropped two tough games against Chandler Prep and Joseph City, but finished off the tournament with two wins against Valley Lutheran and Metro Tech. During the Joseph City game Eric Baker set a single game scoring record for Arete Prep by scoring 36pts.
The girls went 1-3 at the Chandler Prep Tournament, hosted at Inspire Courts. The Chargers opened up with a 75-23 loss to 5A McClintock (Tempe), and dropped a close 42-39 game to Bourgade on Friday morning. They bounced back to beat Marcos de Niza 32-22, before losing their final game 45-32 to Metro Tech (Phoenix.)