Local high school basketball teams are rebounding from the winter weather and starting postseason play tonight, while Mountain Home’s teams now are scheduled to play on back-to-back days, postponing their games to Thursday night.
The Mountain Home Bombers and Lady Bombers will host Marion in 7A/6A-East Conference action Thursday, with varsity girls’ action starting at 4:30 p.m.
The Bombers and Lady Bombers still are scheduled to travel to Cabot on Friday for another league matchup.
The 6A-East Junior High District Tournament at Marion will be played Thursday, Saturday and Monday. The Junior Lady Bombers will face Jonesboro MacArthur at 4:30 p.m., while the Junior Bombers battle Jonesboro Annie Camp at 5:45 p.m. today in the opening round.
1A-2 North Tournament
The 1A-2 North Tournament at Izard County High School in Brockwell begins tonight, with four opening round games.
The Norfork Lady Panthers face Mammoth Spring and Calico Rock faces Hillcrest in girls’ games. In boys’ action, Calico Rock battles Hillcrest, while Viola faces Mammoth Spring.
The semifinals are set for Thursday, while the finals are slated for Saturday.
3A-1 East Tournament
The 3A-1 East District Tournament at Melbourne begins tonight with the No. 8 vs. 9 matchups. The Cotter Lady Warriors square off against the Green Forest Lady Tigers, while the Mountain View Yellowjackets face Green Forest as well.
The tournament is scheduled to be played again Thursday, with quarterfinal games Friday, semifinals Saturday, and finals on Monday.
Regional tournaments are slated to get under way throughout the state next Wednesday. The 3A Region 3 Tournament will take place at Manila, while the 1A Region 2 Tournament will be held at Hillcrest.
The 7A/6A State Bowling Tournament, originally scheduled for today, has been pushed back one week, to Wednesday, Feb. 25. Mountain Home’s boys and girls will be making the trip to Jonesboro.
Norfork and Flippin teams will make the trip to the 1A/2A/3A State Tournament in Cabot, but the make-up date still has not been set.