Posted: 5:50 pm Friday, January 15th, 2010

Area teams getting ready for Martin Luther King Jr. Day classics 

By Post Staff

Some of the area’s top girls basketball teams are headed for classics this holiday weekend – one in Miami and the other in Orlando.

Palm Beach Gardens’ brutal schedule continues when the Gators (11-5) face South Broward at 7 p.m. on Saturday at at Miami Pace. Palm Beach Central (6-7) follows up its narrow loss to Palm Beach Gardens by going up against North Miami Beach at 4 p.m. That one starts today but the two local teams don’t play until tomorrow.

On Saturday, Lincoln Park (12-2) and Trinity Christian (13-2) will be at the MLK Tournament of Champions at Orlando Lyman. Lincoln Park plays Archbishop McCarthy at 3:30 p.m. and Trinity is up right after that, playing Astronaut at 4:45 p.m.