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Booneville, Charleston, and County Line Begin State Basketball Tournament This Week

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It is state basketball tournament week in Arkansas, and three schools from Logan and Franklin Counties will begin their quest for a date in Hot Springs to play for the state championship of their respective classes.

State tournament sites will include Lamar High School for the first three rounds of Class 3A state playoffs, and County Line High School will host the Class 1A state tournament on the campus of Ozark High School.

Charleston, last week’s winner of the 3A Region 1 tournament will enter the state tournament as a number one seed. Booneville, also from the 3A-4 conference and the number four seed from the Region 1 tournament, will open state play at Lamar on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. versus Dumas. .

The youthful Booneville Bearcats will not only be playing to advance in the state tournament, but to springboard themselves to competing for the district title next season (RNN Sports Photo / Glenn Parrish)

The County Line High School Indians, winners of the Class 1A regional held last week at Lincoln High School, will host the state and will enter play as a number one seed. Many prognosticators are predicting the Indians to march into Hot Springs to play for the state championship in their classification.

County Line will be a top seed in this week’s Class 1A state tournament (RNN Sports Photo / Celia Looney)

First round state playoff schedules are as follows:

Class 1A State Tournament at Ozark High School (Hosted by County Line)

March 1, 2:30 p.m. County Line vs Bradley

Class 3A State Tournament at Lamar High School (Hosted by Lamar)

February 28, 2:30 p.m. Booneville vs Dumas

February 28, 5:30 p.m. Charleston vs Harmony Grove (Benton)

RNN Sports will be courtside at both sites this week to bring you coverage of all three teams as they begin state tournament play.

Stay with RNN Sports for the best coverage of state tournament play in the River Valley!

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Jim Best
Jim Best is a man of many talents. His storied career in Arkansas education led him to a new passion, and hidden gifts in sports journalism.
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