Eight basketball games Saturday at Cal State L.A. offer preview of top teams, players

Junior point guard Devin Askew of Mater Dei.
(Eric Sondheimer / Los Angeles Times)

The high school basketball season doesn’t officially begin until November, but Cal State Los Angeles will be the place Saturday to get a sneak peek at top teams and players at the Rolling Hills Prep Fall Classic.

There are eight games, with Sierra Canyon, Mater Dei and Rancho Christian leading the 16-team field.

The first game, Loyola vs. La Canada, is at 9:30 a.m. and will be followed by Brentwood vs. Peninsula at 11 a.m., St. John Bosco vs. Long Beach Poly at 12:30 p.m., Colony vs. Harvard-Westlake at 2 p.m., Westchester vs. Windward at 3:30 p.m., Mater Dei vs. Santa Monica at 5 p.m., Rolling Hills Prep vs. Sierra Canyon at 7 p.m. and Rancho Christian vs. Bishop Montgomery at 8:30 p.m.

Tickets are $30 for VIP and $13 for general admission. Parking is available in Lot B.