Youth league kicks off
By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY
The first night is in the books.
A basketball league featuring elementary-school teams kicked off on Wednesday with three games, with hundreds of spectators watching the action at Whitesville Road Elementary School.
League games will be played every Wednesday through Feb. 12, and tournament games will take place on Feb. 19.
The championship game will be on Feb. 22.
All of the games will be at Whitesville Road Elementary School, and there will be three games each night.
Teams from Hogansville Elementary, Ethel Kight, Berta Weathersbee, Hollis Hand and Long Cane are participating.
Games at Whitesville Road
Ethel Kight 30, Hogansville 6
Berta Weathersbee 25, Hollis Hand 17
Cavs 47, Long Cane 17
Here is a schedule of games for the remainder of the season:
5:30 p.m. – Long Cane vs. Hollis Hand
6:30 p.m. – Cavs vs. Hogansville
7:30 p.m. – Berta vs. Ethel Kight
5:30 p.m. – Ethel Kight vs. Long Cane
6:30 p.m. – Hogansville vs. Berta
7:30 p.m. – Hollis Hand vs. Cavs
5:30 p.m. – Berta vs. Cavs
6:30 p.m. – Hollis Hand vs. Ethel Kight
7:30 p.m. – Long Cane vs. Hogansville
5:30 p.m. – Hogansville vs. Hollis Hand
6:30 p.m. – Long Cane vs. Berta
7:30 p.m. – Cavs vs. Ethel Kight
6 p.m. – Fourth-place team vs. fifth-place team
7 p.m. – Third-place team vs. sixth-place team
11 a.m. – Semifinal game
Noon – Semifinal game
1 p.m. – Cheerleader competition
2:15 p.m. – Championship game