La Jolla Country Day runners up in basketball tourney

The San Diego Classic is dubbed as the largest high school girls basketball tournament in America, and during the past weekend the La Jolla Country Day Torreys looked the part of one of the top teams in the West despite a loss in the championship round to Brea Olinda on Sunday.

The team started out the tournament with one win Thursday against Stanwood (Wash.), followed Friday with wins over Etiwanda and Canyon Country.

On Saturday, the team beat Long Beach Poly, followed by a win against St. Mary’s-Stockton before facing Brea Olinda in the title match of the 3A division, which is the top level at the tournament.