District 5-A Basketball Tournament Rescheduled

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The District 5-A basketball tournament, originally scheduled to begin with play-in games on Thursday, has been postponed until Saturday due to snow in the Chattanooga area.


Thursday’s games have been moved to Saturday, when the Grace Academy girls and boys will host play-in games against Copper Basin and Silverdale Baptist beginning at 6 p.

m.


The semifinals will begin Monday at 3 p.m. at Arts & Sciences, which will host the rest of the tournament, including the consolation and championship games on Tuesday.


District 5-A Girls


SATURDAY 2/15

Play-in game:

Copper Basin at Grace Academy 6 p.m.


MONDAY 2/17

at CSAS

Semifinals:

CSAS vs Boyd-Buchanan 3 p.m.

Silverdale Baptist vs Grace-Copper Basin winner 6 p.m.


TUESDAY 2/18

at CSAS

Consolation game 4p.m.

Championship game 7 p.m.


District 5-A Boys


SATURDAY 2/15

Play-in game:

Silverdale Baptist at Grace Academy 7:30 p.m.


MONDAY 2/17

at CSAS

Semifinals:

CSAS vs Copper Basin 54:30 p.m.

Boyd-Buchanan vs Grace-Silverdale winner 7:30 p.m.


TUESDAY 2/18

at CSAS

Consolation game 5:30 p.m.

Championship game 8:30 p.m.




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