Area basketball teams compete in district semifinals Thursday

High school basketball is included on the local Thursday schedule, as district tournament play continues in Arkansas.

Three local teams will compete in the semifinals of the 2A-3 District Tournament at Salem. The host Lady Greyhounds face Melbourne at 7:30, and Melbourne’s boys take on Rector at 9. Both Bearkatz teams are the No. 1 seeds in the tournament.

The Rural Special girls will take part in the semifinals of the 1A-5 District Tournament at Sacred Heart Catholic School in Morrilton. The Lady Rebels will play top-seeded Concord at 4:30.

After having a bye through the first three rounds, Harrison’s girls will have their first game in the 4A-1 District Tournament at Prairie Grove. The Lady Goblins will be paired with Gravette at 7 p.m. in the semifinals.

Elsewhere, Bakersfield hosts Koshkonong, the Gainesville girls travel to Conway, and Lutie’s boys and the Dora girls make the trip to Norwood.

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI