There was plenty of action on the hardwood for Courierarea teams on Friday with a total of nine basketball games being played in holiday events from Fountain City to Orlando, Fla.

Along with the Southwestern girls two games in their own Rumble on the River Tournament and the Carroll County boys in the Bracken County Tournament, Southwestern's boys, Trimble County's boys and girls and Carroll County's girls team were all in action.

Southwestern's boys dropped a pair of games in the Northeastern Tournament in Fountain City. The Rebels lost 77-32 to Union County and 61-49 to Monroe Central to fall to 0-8 on the season. Southwestern faces New Washington in the seventh-place game today.

Trimble County's girls dropped a hard-fought 65-58 loss to North Marion (W.V.) in the KSA Events Holiday Classic in Orlando, Fla. The Lady Raiders, now 4-4, will play two games in the event today.

The Trimble County boys split a pair of games in the Henry County Invitational in New Castle, Ky. The Raiders, now 3-7 on the season, lost to DeSales 82-40 but defeated Western Hills 71-58.

Carroll County's girls dropped a 62-22 decision to host South Warren in the South Warren Holiday Classic in Bowling Green, Ky. The Panthers are now 2-7 on the season.