Belen High School will host the annual Hub City Basketball Tournament Thursday through Saturday.
The girls’ bracket will feature the Eagles, Lovington, Del Norte and Cottonwood. Belen will play Cottonwood at 5 p.m. Thursday with the championship game set for 5 p.m. Friday.
In addition to the host school, the boys’ tournament includes ATC Phoenix, Cibola, Del Norte, Las Cruces and Organ Mountain. Belen plays Organ Mountain at 7 p.m., Thursday, and ATC Phoenix on Friday.
The Eagles will play in the final game of the tournament at 3 p.m. Saturday, although it may not be the championship contest. The title game will feature the two teams with the best records from the previous two days.
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