Local Sports Journal

The Meijer Hall of Fame Classic high school basketball tournament will kick off Thursday night with a pair of marquee matchups.

The first of two days of action at Reeths-Puffer High School will feature top teams and top players battling in the Muskegon Area Sports Hall of Fame-sponsored event.

In Thursday’s 6 p.m. opener, Grand Rapids Christian will take on East Kentwood. In the nightcap, the Muskegon Big Reds will battle Westland John Glenn in an “East vs. West” matchup.

Unbeaten East Kentwood features standout Jaylen Carter while Grand Rapids Christian’s roster includes Drake Harris, a junior two-sport sensation.

That game will the only game for Grand Rapids Christian. On Friday night, the Grand Haven Bucs step into take on Westland John Glenn.

Here is the complete schedule for the 2012 Meijer Hall of Fame Classic boys basketball tournament at Reeths-Puffer High School:

Thursday, Dec. 27
6 p.m.: Grand Rapids Christian vs. East Kentwood
7:30 p.m.: Muskegon vs. Westland John Glenn


Friday, Dec. 28
6 p.m.: Grand Haven vs. Westland John Glenn
7:30 p.m.: Muskegon vs. East Kentwood