2011 Union County Tournament schedule announced

County coaches gathered on Wednesday in preparation for the 2011 Union County Basketball Tournaments, which will be held at Myrtle and Ingomar.

Brackets for both the high school and junior high touneys were decided, with the three-day varsity event taking place Jan. 13-15.
New Albany will be the number one seed for both the boys and girls tournaments, as the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs are currently 14-2 and 13-2, respectively.
Receiving the first day bye, the two-time defending champs with face the Ingomar-East Union winner at 5 p.m. on Friday, followed by the Bulldogs’ match against the East Union-West Union winner at 6:30 p.m.
Myrtle is the two seed on both sides with the Lady Hawks closing out the first day of the tournament against West Union at 8 p.m. and the Hawks taking on Ingomar during the same time slot on Friday.
Admission for the tournament is $5 each day, and parking for fans will be available through the north gate off County Road 478 and the south gate off Hwy 178. The normal entrance, or west gate, off Meggison Lane will only be for the teams, school officials and referees.
The junior high tournament will be held at Ingomar and start on Monday, Jan. 10.
Ingomar and East Union will square off in both boys and girls action on the first night with the girls winner taking on West Union at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15 and the boys winner facing New Albany at 11 a.m. New Albany and Myrtle girls will round out the day at noon with the winners of Saturday’s contests playing in the championship games on Thursday, Jan. 20.
Below are the complete schedules for both the junior high and high school tournaments.

2011 High School UCT
@ Myrtle

Thursday, Jan. 13
5 p.m. Ingomar vs. EU (girls)
6:30 p.m. EU vs. WU (boys)
8 p.m. Myrtle vs. WU (girls)
Friday, Jan. 14
5 p.m. NAHS vs. Ingomar/EU winner (girls)
6:30 p.m. NAHS vs. EU/WU winner (boys)
8 p.m.  Myrtle vs. Ingomar (boys)
Saturday, Jan. 15
6 p.m. Girls Championship
7:30 p.m. Boys Championship

2011 Junior High UCT
@ Ingomar
Monday, Jan. 10

5 p.m. Ingomar vs. EU (girls)
7 p.m. Ingomar vs. EU (boys)
Saturday, Jan. 15
10 a.m. WU vs. Ingomar/EU (girls)
11 a.m. NA vs. Ingomar/EU (boys)
12 p.m. NA vs. Myrtle (girls)
Thursday, Jan. 20
6 p.m. Girls championship
7 p.m. Boys championship