Middleton (22-5) vs. TCA (22-8) (District 15-A boys’ championship)
Time, location: 5:30 p.m., Adamsville
Up next: Both teams will host a Region 8-A quarterfinal game against the third- and fourth-place teams from District 16-A on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Players to watch: Middleton’s Latavvis Golden; TCA’s Ryan Smith
Earlier this season: Teams split during the regular season with each winning at home. Middleton won 45-43 on Dec. 5, while TCA won 64-58 on Jan. 16.
Notes: TCA managed to control the tempo in the last meeting at home, and the Lions will need to do the same to claim another district championship. Middleton hasn’t won a district championship since 2012. Middleton is on an eight-game winning streak, but has only played one game in the last 13 days. TCA is on a seven-game winning streak.
Middleton (27-0) vs. Riverside (20-7) (District 15-A girls’ championship)
Time, location: 2:30 p.m., Adamsville
Up next: Both teams will host a Region 8-A quarterfinal game against the third- and fourth-place teams from District 16-A on Monday at 7 p.m.
Players to watch: Middleton’s Rachelle Parks; Riverside’s Bree Linton
Earlier this season: Middleton won both meetings (55-54, 51-37)
Notes: These two teams won the last two District 15-A championships. The Lady Tigers carry their undefeated season into this one, and they will try to push the tempo and use quickness to win the game. Riverside will want to slow the game down and make smart shots.