Region games on tap beginning tonight

Published 10:37 pm Thursday, February 27, 2020

As many basketball teams have already cleaned out their lockers and packed away the uniforms and basketballs until next season rolls around, there are still a few local teams that will be fighting to continue their season beginning tonight with girls’ play and on Saturday with boys action.
Winners from these games will advance to semifinal games on Monday and Tuesday with Class A play taking place at Walters State Community College and Class AA being played at Grainger County High School.
Here are the breakdowns of the local teams still playing:
Friday  (Quarterfinals)
**All games at 7 PM
Class A
Hancock Co. at North Greene
Unaka at Greenback
Hampton at Cosby
Washburn at Cloudland
Class AA
Cumberland Gap at Elizabethton
Johnson Co. at South Greene
Sullivan East at Grainger
Greeneville at Sullivan Central
Monday (Semifinals)
Class A (at Walters State College)
N.G/Han. winner vs Gr./Unaka winner 6 pm
Co./Hamp. winner vs Cl./Wash. winner 7:30 pm
Class AA (at Grainger Co. High School)
EHS/C.G. winner vs S.G/JC winner 6 pm
Gra./East winner vs S.C./Gre. winner 7:30 pm
Saturday (Quarterfinals)
**All games at 7 pm
Class A
Washburn at University High
North Greene at Jellico
Cloudland at Cosby
Hancock Co. at Hampton
Class AA
Claiborne at Sullivan South
Sullivan East at Grainger
Unicoi Co. at Greeneville
South Greene at Elizabethton
Tuesday (Semifinals)
Class A (at Walters State College)
U-H/WB winner vs Jell./NG winner 6 pm
Co./CHS winner vs Hamp./HC winner 7:45 pm
Class AA (at Grainger Co. High School)
South/Cla. winner vs Gr./East winner 6 pm
Gr./UC winner vs EHS/SG winner 7:45
Those schools that make it to the finals will qualify for sectional play with the winning team gaining a home game and the loser traveling. Winners from the sectional contest qualify for a trip to the state tournament in Murfreesboro.

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