For the second straight day, games in the Arkansas Activities Association state high school basketball playoffs were postponed because of hazardous driving conditions.
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** Updated to reflect games in 6A have been pushed back to Saturday start **
News that a spot in the SWAC Tournament would not be up for grabs put an early and immediate damper on the final season for Arkansas-Pine Bluff senior basketball players.
For two teams entering the 4A state tournament, it’s not about getting there; it’s about finishing.
Maybe it was no surprise, but the Arkansas Activities Association postponed state high school basketball playoff action in all classes by one day.
PARAGOULD — The White Hall Bulldogs led by one in the first quarter, but couldn’t overcome the hot free throw shooting and second quarter outburst by the Maumelle Hornets in a 89-66 loss in the first round of the 5A state tournament at Greene County Tech on Tuesday night.
The Watson Chapel boys and girls basketball teams are no strangers to the 5A state tournament.
COVE — None of McGehee’s current basketball players were in high school the previous time the Owls did not make it past the first round of a state tournament.
The Pine Bluff Zebras and Fillies and the Sheridan Lady Yellowjackets basketball teams have a chance to give some good exposure to the 6A-South in Siloam Springs.
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