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Brush fires disrupting basketball tournaments

The wildfires in Ventura County, Santa Clarita, Sylmar and in the Sepulveda Pass have been forcing changes in basketball tournaments because of transportation and air quality issues.

The Beverly Hills tournament was forced to cancel several games on Tuesday because two teams from Bakersfield could not reach the school.

As of Wednesday morning, this is the revised schedule:

2 p.m. — Brentwood vs. Beverly Hills
5 p.m. - Long Beach Poly vs. El Camino Real
6:30 p.m. - Fairfax vs. Stockdale (Bakersfield)
8 p.m. - Santa Monica vs. Loyola

The Alemany-Heritage Christian tournament canceled all games Tuesday. Games scheduled for Wednesday at Alemany have been moved to Maranatha in Pasadena. Heritage Christian will have games at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Granada Hills will play Heritage Christian at 7 p.m.

University has canceled its tournament games on Wednesday.

As for CIF state football bowl games, the only change so far announced is that Bishop Diego will be playing on Saturday at Santa Barbara City College against Quartz Hill.

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