MHSAA selects sites for North state hoops

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The MHSAA announced sites Thursday for this season’s North Mississippi boys and girls basketball tournaments.

The sites are: Boys – 6A: Starkville, 5A: West Point, 4A: Pontotoc, 3A: Aberdeen, 2A: Coahoma, 1A: Biggersville. Girls – 6A: Tupelo, 5A: Clarksdale, 4A: Lafayette, 3A: Booneville, 2A: Coahoma, 1A: Pine Grove.

Teams must win their first-round games in order to host.

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Here are the host sites, and backups, for this season’s MHSAA North state boys and girls high school basketball tournaments.

BOYS

Class 1A: Biggersville, Coffeeville, Smithville, Tremont, Wheeler, Shaw, Houlka, Hickory Flat, Ingomar.

Class 2A: New Site, Coahoma County, Baldwyn.

Class 3A: Aberdeen, North Pontotoc, Humphreys County, Booneville, Alcorn Central, North Panola.

Class 4A: Pontotoc, New Albany, Ripley, Shannon, Corinth.

Class 5A: West Point, Vicksburg, Clarksdale.

Class 6A: Starkville, Southaven, Horn Lake, Tupelo, Clinton, Grenada, Madison Central.

GIRLS

Class 1A: Pine Grove, Mound Bayou JFK, West Union, Ashland, Ingomar, Houlka.

Class 2A: Coahoma County, Baldwyn, New Site, Walnut.

Class 3A: Booneville, Alcorn Central, Belmont.

Class 4A: Lafayette, IAHS, Houston, Shannon, Ripley, New Albany, Pontotoc.

Class 5A: Clarksdale, New Hope, Center Hill, Canton.

Class 6A: Tupelo, Clinton, Murrah, Horn Lake.