Senior point guard Zach Hardman, shown here in last week’s alumni game, has been facing some tough competition at the Santa Barbara Holiday Classic. Hardman and the Rangers are 1-1 in their first two games of the tournament. (photo by Ken Brown)
Mike Miller, Ojai Valley News sports editor
The Nordhoff boys’ basketball team is spending a portion of the holiday break taking part in the Santa Barbara Holiday Classic basketball tournament. Nordhoff opened tournament play last Friday morning when they faced a tough Lompoc team and lost a close game, 64-57. On the second day of the tournament, the Rangers rebounded with a 55-44 victory over the Calvary Chapel Eagles of Santa Ana.