The high school basketball season is rapidly approaching and three local teams will take part in the 1st Annual Shirts vs. Skins Basketball Classic, a national showcase event to take place Dec. 5-6 at Calvert Hall.

The event, which plans to eventually grow into an elite tournament format featuring top-ranked teams from around the nation, will begin with four showcase games in 2015, with three MIAA teams – Calvert Hall, St. Frances and McDonogh – participating, along with Constitution High School from Philadelphia and St. Benedict’s Prep from Newark, New Jersey.

The schedule is as follows:

Dec. 5, 2015
St. Frances vs. Constitution, 4:00 p.m.
Calvert Hall vs. St. Benedict’s, 6:30 p.m.

Dec. 6, 2015
McDonogh vs. St. Benedict’s, 12:30 p.m.
Calvert Hall vs. Constitution, 4:00 p.m.

The event is being produced by the O’Shea Media Group, based in Timonium.