Sixteen girls' basketball teams will contend over four days for the tournament title of the 2012 Larry Doyle OC Championships.

The tournament starts Wednesday with an eight-game schedule. Among the 16 teams vying for the crown are host teams, Marina and Edison. Both teams play 3 p.m. openers on Wednesday with the Vikings hosting Torrance, and the Chargers hosting Esperanza.

The tournament continues with championship and consolation bracket play starting at 3 p.m. both Thursday and Friday. The tournament wraps on Dec. 29 with games starting at 3 p.m. The championship game is 7:30 p.m. at Marina; the consolation championship game is at 7:30 p.m. at Edison.

The tournament is named in honor of former Marina athletic director Larry Doyle who, at age 49, died of cancer in April of 1999.

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Wednesday's schedule

At Marina High:

3 p.m.: Torrance vs. Marina

4:30 p.m.: Centennial/Corona vs. Warren

6 p.m.: North Torrance vs. Santa Margarita

7:30 p.m.: Clovis vs. Laguna Hills

At Edison High:

3 p.m.: Esperanza vs. Edison

4:30 p.m.: Redondo Union vs. Aliso Niguel

6 p.m.: San Clemente vs. Villa Park

7:30 p.m.: Shafter (CA.) vs. Orange Lutheran