Hixson Hosts Basketball Invitational Starting Thursday

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

The Hixson boys and girls basketball team will host the Hixson Invitational basketball tournament beginning on Thursday. 

Teams include Central, Rhea County, Lookout Valley, Lincoln County, Loretto, Warren County, NW Whitfield and Fort Payne.

The Hixson girls open with Fort Payne on Thursday and the boys will take on Rhea County.

Winner and loser bracket games will be played on Friday starting at 10 a.m.

A final round of games will be played on Saturday including championship games at 7 and 8:30 p.m.

Hixson Invitational Schedule:

THURSDAY 12/27

G: Chatt. Central vs. Rhea County, 11 a.m.
G: Lookout Valley vs. Lincoln, Co., 12:30
B: Lincoln Co. vs. Chatt. Central, 2
G: Loretto vs. Warren Co., 3:30
B: Warren Co. vs. Lookout Valley, 5
G: Fort Payne vs. Hixson, 6:30
B: Rhea Co. vs. Hixson, 8

FRIDAY

LB Girls games, 10 a.m., 1
B: Hixson JV vs. Lincoln-Central loser, 11:30 a.m.
LB Boys game, 2:30
WB Girls games, 4, 7
B: NW Whitfield vs. Lincoln-Central winner, 5:30
WB Boys game, 8:30

SATURDAY

7th place games, 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m.
5th place games, 1, 2:30
3rd place games, 4, 5:30
Girls championship, 7
Boys championship, 8:30



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