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Bowling Green hosts District 4-3A Tournament

Plenty of basketball will take place at Bowling Green School in the upcoming week, as the school is hosting the boys and girls District 4-3A Tournament.

The competition will take place from Feb. 1-6 with the top four teams going to the South State Tournament. The South 3A Basketball Tournament will run Feb. 9-10 along with Feb. 12-13. From there, the top four teams will move on to the Class 3A Tournament at Central Hinds Academy.

The boys’ seven-team event will begin on Monday evening at 5:30 p.m. with fourth-seeded Wayne Academy going against fifth-seeded Laurel Christian School. The winner goes against top-seeded Bowling Green School on Friday at 7:30 p.m. with the winning team going for the title.

On Tuesday, second-seeded Lamar Christian School faces seventh-seeded Amite School Center. Tipoff is at 4 p.m.

At 7 p.m., sixth-seeded Ben’s Ford Christian School goes against No. 3 Columbia Academy. The winners play each other on Friday at 4:30 p.m. with the victor of Friday’s game going to the finals.

The title game will take place on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 7:30 p.m. The consolation game will be on Feb. 6 at 4:30 p.m.

The girls tournament will get under way on Monday at 7 p.m. when fourth-seeded Amite School Center goes against fifth-seeded Laurel Christian School. The winner will face No. 1 Columbia Academy on Friday at 3 p.m. The winner of Friday’s contest will be in the title game.

On Tuesday, the first game will begin at 4 p.m. with No. 3 Lamar Christian School going against sixth-seeded Wayne Academy.

A pair of Washington Parish teams play the 5:30 p.m. game with second-seeded Bowling Green School going against No. 7 Ben’s Ford Christian School.

The winners of those games will play against each other on Friday at 6 p.m. with the victor heading to the title game.

The title game will take place on Saturday, Feb. 6 at 6 p.m. The consolation game will be on Feb. 6 at 3 p.m.

COURTESY PHOTO/Karen Holston
Ben’s Ford’s Bailey Stewart dribbles the ball up the court in a game this season.