Call it Monday night madness in Mission Viejo. It's the Diablo Inferno at Mission Viejo High. And the opening night of the week-long basketball tournament features a late-night clash between Orange Lutheran and Mission Viejo at 9 p.m.
Other games on Monday: St. Margaret's vs. Dana Hills, 3 p.m.; Paramount vs. Saddleback Valley Christian, 4:30 p.m.; La Costa Canyon vs. Sonora at 6 p.m.; Temecula Valley vs. Canyon, 7:30 p.m.
On Tuesday, it's El Modena vs. St. Margaret's, 3 p.m.; La Mirada vs. Paramount, 4:30 p.m.; Temecula Valley vs. San Clemente, 6 p.m.; Sonora vs. Esperanza, 7:30 p.m.; Woodbridge vs. Orange Lutheran, 9 p.m.
Playing two games at 9 p.m. means the Lancers get to feel as if they're playing in Las Vegas.
The championship game is Saturday at 8 p.m.