TSSAA adjusts basketball sectional game schedule due to weather

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – After a second conference call Wednesday, the Tennessee Secondary School Athletics Association has decided to reschedule the Division I boys and girls sectional games due to the winter weather across the state.

The girls’ games will now be held Monday, March 2, at 7 p.m. The boys’ games will be Tuesday, March 3 at 7 p.m.

All remaining regional tournaments may be scheduled at any time.

The Division II State Basketball Tournament at Lipscomb University will proceed as scheduled beginning Thursday, February 26.

Knox County Schools announced Wednesday its plans for regional games scheduled for that day. Traditionally, when school is cancelled, so are after school events. However, the school system has given autonomy to school principals to cancel games at any point they feel safety would be compromised.

THURSDAY SCHEDULE:

Girls
Anderson County at Bearden 3:30 p.m.
Oak Ridge at Farragut 4:30 p.m.
William Blount at Halls Canceled
Maryville at Powell 4:30 p.m.
Kingston at Fulton 2:00 p.m.

Boys
Central at Bearden Canceled
Maryville at Karns Canceled
Alcoa at Carter 4:00 p.m.
Kingston at Fulton 3:30 p.m.
Austin-East at CAK 5:00 p.m.

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