The opening round pairings of the 2012 Avery Air Invitational high school boys basketball tournament, sponsored by 151 Sports marketing, will be held on Dec. 28-29 at McKinney Boyd High School. Eight area schools will be fielding both varsity and junior varsity squads.

McKinney, McKinney Boyd and McKinney North will be among the schools participating.

On Dec. 28, the first round varsity schedule will be:

4 p.m. -- Little Elm vs. Rockwall

5:30 p.m. -- Lovejoy vs. McKinney

7 p.m. -- Richardson Pearce vs. McKinney North

8:30 p.m. -- Frisco Centennial vs. McKinney Boyd

There will be 16 games on Saturday with varsity and junior varsity teams competing for the Avery Air Tournament Championship.

For tournament scheduling information please visit averyairinvitational.com. For further information please contact Mark Stafford at stafford151@verizon.net or 817-994-4038.