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BASKETBALL: District tournament underway, regional next week

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By John Herndon

 

The 30th District basketball tournaments were scheduled to get underway Tuesday night after press deadlines. The tournaments are being played at Collins High School in Shelbyville.

The Anderson County girls were to have played Spencer County while the boys' team was to have opened post-season play against Shelby County.

Tonight, Wednesday, Feb. 20, the Collins girls play Shelby County at 6 p.m. with the Collins boys taking on Spencer County following.

Stories and photos from Tuesday's games will appear online at www.theandersonnews.com by Wednesday afternoon. Those stories will also appear in the Feb. 27 edition of The Anderson News.

Tuesday's winners move on to the district final, set for Friday, Feb. 22.

The district champion and runner-up also advance to the Eighth Region Tournaments next week. The boys' tournament gets underway on Monday, Feb. 25 at Henry County High School. The girls' tourney starts on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at North Oldham High School.

Complete regional pairings will be available online at www.theandersonnews.com as soon as they are made available. The regional draw will be on Sunday, Feb. 24.

Anderson News sports editor John Herndon also keeps you up-to-date on Twitter. Follow him at AnewsJPHerndon for updates as soon as they become available.