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Youth league kicks off

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY

Daily News

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.

Wednesday’s results

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:

Jan. 22

5:30 p.m. – Long Cane vs. Hollis Hand

6:30 p.m. – Cavs vs. Hogansville

7:30 p.m. – Berta vs. Ethel Kight

Jan. 29

5:30 p.m. – Ethel Kight vs. Long Cane

6:30 p.m. – Hogansville vs. Berta

7:30 p.m. – Hollis Hand vs. Cavs

Feb. 5

5:30 p.m. – Berta vs. Cavs

6:30 p.m. – Hollis Hand vs. Ethel Kight

7:30 p.m. – Long Cane vs. Hogansville

Feb. 12

5:30 p.m. – Hogansville vs. Hollis Hand

6:30 p.m. – Long Cane vs. Berta

7:30 p.m. – Cavs vs. Ethel Kight

Feb. 19

6 p.m. – Fourth-place team vs. fifth-place team

7 p.m. – Third-place team vs. sixth-place team

Feb. 22

11 a.m. – Semifinal game

Noon – Semifinal game

1 p.m. – Cheerleader competition

2:15 p.m. – Championship game