Looking for something to do to work off that big Christmas meal, or just want to show off that new jacket you received from Santa? Staff writer Jeff Mezydlo, who covers the prep scene for The News-Gazette, offers his top five places around the area to watch holiday boys'' basketball tournaments: Monticello Holiday Hoopla Thursday-Saturday Like many other tournaments during the holidays, a hoops junkie can arrive at 10 a.m. and stay until 10 p.m., watching nonstop basketball the whole time. Monticello and Tuscola highlight the field. And if you want a change, the girls'' tournament is going on across the courtyard. Hayden''s Classic Thursday-Saturday Three days, two sites. If you got a new car for Christmas, this is the best way to take it for a spin. Games are played Thursday and Friday at Heritage and Schlarman. Villa Grove, Salt Fork, Heritage and St. Thomas More lead the way. Saturday''s action is at Heritage. Charleston Holiday Tournament Thursday-Saturday Catch the best south central Illinois has to offer in both classes. Sullivan and Mahomet-Seymour will represent the area, but fans also can get a look at state powers like Robinson, Paris and Teutopolis. Saturday features 10 games, starting at 8 a.m. with the finals at 8:45 p.m. State Farm Classic Thursday-Monday Games are played at various sites around Bloomington-Normal, including the Shirk Center at Illinois Wesleyan. Fans can watch four tournaments (Class A and AA boys and girls) and see the likes of the Unity boys and Urbana girls. Check out the Web site at www.theclassic.org. Williamsville Holiday Tournament Thursday-Monday For those who want a mini-road trip, head west toward Springfield and catch some of the better Class A action. CPCI is there. So are Warrensburg-Latham, Maroa-Forsyth and defending Class A state champ Pleasant Plains. The title game is 8 p.m. Monday.