The Lanierland Tournament is back for its 57th edition.
North Hall will host the first round of the tournament Dec. 28 before subsequent rounds move to Gainesville High on Dec. 29 and 30. The Flowery Branch boys and girls basketball teams open the tournament as No. 1 seeds in their respective brackets.
The tournament will begin in the girls bracket, with No. 5 Lakeview taking on No. 4 North Hall at 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 28. No. 5 Lakeview boys will face No. 4 West Hall to kick off the boys bracket at 11 a.m.