Basketball tournament comes to DeLand

The 2018 rendition of the Gus Gibbs DeLand Holiday Basketball Tournament returns to the DeLand High School gym Dec. 20-22. Each day of the tournament will find four games being played, at 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. 

This year’s tournament will draw Calvary Christian of Daytona Beach, DME Sports Academy of Daytona Beach, Vanguard School of Lake Wales, Jacksonville Wolfson, Sebastian River of Fort Pierce, Celebration High School from the Orlando area, Saints Academy of Orlando and the DeLand Bulldogs. 

The DeLand Bulldogs will be matched with Saints Academy on the opening day of the tournament, with the game starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Bulldog gym. 

The opening game of the tournament will post Calvary against DME at 3 p.m., followed by Sebastian River facing Celebration at 4:30 p.m. The early-evening game at 6 p.m. will have Vanguard going up against Wolfson. 

The championship game will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, with third place being decided at 6 p.m. in the Bulldog gym. After each game on Saturday, All-Star selections will be announced from that particular game.