Middle school tournament set for Tuesday
The dates for the 2012 annual Catawba County middle school basketball tournament were released this week.
The tournament will be at Mill Creek Middle School starting Tuesday and continuing through Friday, Feb. 3.
Game times for the first three days are at 4, 5:30, 7 and 8:30 p.m.
The final day includes the championship contests, which are set for 6 and 7:30 p.m.
All games will start approximately 10 minutes after the prior game is completed.
Host Mill Creek, the defending girls champion, knocked off River Bend last year, 47-37, at Jacobs Fork Middle School.
North View comes into the tournament as the defending boys champion. It topped host Jacobs Fork in a nail-biter, 46-43, last year.
School passes will not be accepted for this event. Admission is $3. Children not yet in kindergarten and younger are admitted free.
No. 1 vs. No. 8, 4 p.m.**
No. 2 vs. No. 7, 7 p.m.**
No. 1 vs. No. 8, 5:30 p.m.**
No. 2 vs. No. 7, 8:30 p.m.**
**Seeding to be released officially on Friday