The dates for the upcoming Mingo County boy’s and girl’s middle school tournaments have been scheduled.
Gilbert Middle School is the host for the tournaments this year.
The gals will have their tournament on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday – February 6, 7 and 9.
The boys event will be held the next week Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday – February 13, 14 and 16.
Both tournaments will be held at Mingo Central High School.
A consolation and championship game will be played on each Saturday. Awards will be handed out after the final game.
The pairings will be announced for the girls later this week, while the boy’s pairings will be announced next week.
The tourney is setup according to the regular season records within the county.
For example, No. 3 plays No. 6, and No. 4 take on No. 5 in the first round. The No. 1 and No. 2 seeds get a first round bye.
The semi-finals will see the winner of game one playing the top seed, while the No. 2 seed plays the winner of the game between 3rd and 4th seeded game.
The games on the first two nights will start a 6:00 p.m., with the second game starting at approximately 20 minutes after the first game.
On championship Saturday, the consolation game will start at 11 a.m., while the championship game will begin at around 12:45 p.m.