Onyeka Okongwu

Chino Hills High senior Onyeka Okongwu scores over a Highland High player last month in the Huskies 2018-19 season opener. The Huskies will play Mission Bay at Carlsbad High at 6:30 p.m. tonight at compete in the Tarkanian Classic in Las Vegas next week.

Having played only four games so far in the 2018-19 season, the next seven days is going to be hectic for the Chino Hills High School boys’ basketball team. 

The defending CIF State Division 1 champion will take a 90-mile bus ride to play Mission Bay High School at the BZN Showcase at Carlsbad High School, 3557 Lancer Way in Carlsbad. 

Tipoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. 

Chino Hills has begun the season with a 3-1 record, all played at the Battle Zone Tournament at Corona Centennial High School. 

Mission Bay High, located in San Diego, is 2-2, also having played its four games this season at the Battle Zone event. 

Chino Hills is ranked 27th in the nation and ninth in California, according to maxpreps.com

Mission Bay is ranked 1,955th in the nation and 255th in the state by maxpreps. 

The BZN Showcase begins at 11 a.m. with Brea Olinda vs. El Camino. It will be followed by Westview vs. Murrieta Mesa at 12:30 p.m.; Carlsbad vs. Rancho Mirage at 2 p.m.; Christian vs. Temecula Valley at 3:30 p.m.; La Jolla Country Day vs. Damien at 5 p.m.; Chino Hills vs. Mission Bay at 6:30 p.m.; and Torrey Pines vs. Bishop Montgomery at 8 p.m. 

Chino Hills will travel to Las Vegas this week for the annual Tarkanian Classic, scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 19 to Saturday, Dec. 22. 

The Huskies will compete in the Platinum Division, which includes Bishop Gorman (Nevada), Dillard (Florida), Little Rock Hall (Arkansas), Orange Lutheran (California), Whitney Young (Illinois), Bishop O’Dowd (California), Constitution (Pennsylvania), Federal Way (Washington), Lone Peak (Utah), Rancho Christian (California), Buckeye (Arizona), Coronado (Nevada), Grandview (Colorado), Northeast (Florida) and Sheldon (California).  

Chino Hills will open against Dillard at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Las Vegas. 

Other tournament games will be played at Bishop Gorman High School at 5959 S. Hualapai Way, or Coronado High School 1001 Coronado Center Drive in Henderson, Nevada. 

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