HUNTSVILLE — The start of the annual Scott County Jr. High Basketball Tournament was postponed by three days due to last week’s winter storm.
The tournament, originally slated to begin Saturday at Scott High School, instead began on Tuesday. However, Robbins School principal Robin Newman said the tournament will conclude this Saturday, as originally scheduled.
Robbins is the host school of this year’s tournament.
Saturday’s games were moved to Tuesday, with No. 4 Winfield facing No. 5 Burchfield in the girls bracket, No. 4 Winfield facing No. 5 Robbins in the boys bracket, No. 2 Robbins facing No. 3 Fairview in the girls bracket, and No. 2 Burchfield facing No. 3 Fairview in the boys bracket.
Tomorrow (Friday), top-seeded Huntsville will face the winner of Tuesday’s Winfield/Burchfield game to determine who goes to the championship game of the girls’ bracket, while Huntsville’s boys team will face the winner of Tuesday’s Winfield/Robbins game. The girls’ game will begin at 6 p.m., followed by the boys’ game at 7:15 p.m.
Saturday’s games begin with the girls’ consolation game at 3 p.m., the boys’ consolation game at 4:30 p.m., the girls’ championship game at 6 p.m. and the boys’ championship game at 7:30 p.m.
All games will be played at Scott High School.
In other weather-related postponements, Oneida High School will host Sunbright tomorrow (Friday) at 6 p.m., while Scott High’s game against Oakdale has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 2.
The Highlanders will still host a 20-year reunion of the 1996-1997 basketball season, but the new date has not yet been scheduled.
The Boys & Girls Club said its games that were canceled on Friday and Saturday will be played this week.