State basketball tournament tips off today

basketball_icon_greenJACKSON – The MSHAA State Tournament tips off today at the Mississippi Coliseum, with games featuring three Northeast Mississippi teams.

In the Class 2A boys semifinals, Calhoun City plays Tchula Marshall at 10:30 a.m., while Baldwyn plays Heidelberg at 2:30 p.m. A possible all-Northeast Mississippi championship game is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

In the 1A girls semifinals, Pine Grove, led by first-year coach Katie Bates, plays Hinds AHS at 6:30 p.m. The championship game is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday against McAdams or Mound Bayou JFK.

Gene Phelps