Hoops Play Days prelude to real deal
Football playoff fever is still in the air, but on Saturday, all six county basketball squads will be in action as they take part in pre-season Play Days with Forrest being one of six host sites for the Riverdale Lady Warrior Play Day and in Cornersville, boys head coach Adrian Wilson will host his annual Bulldog Play Day.
Riverdale, Christiana, Whitworth-Buchanon, Rockvale Elementary, Oakland, and Eagleville will also host games in Saturday's Lady Warrior Play Day.
Lady Rockets' head coach Jeremy Jean will be utilizing both gyms at the school on Saturday and the Marshall County Tigerettes and Cornersville Lady Bulldogs will take to the hardwood in Chapel Hill.
Notable games on the docket at Forrest include:
Shelbyville vs. Forrest-8:00 a.m. New Gym
Forrest vs. Columbia Academy-10:00 a.m. Old Gym
Marshall Co vs. Smyrna-11:00 a.m. New Gym
Forrest vs. Friendship-1:00 p.m. New Gym
Marshall Co. vs. Wayne Co.-1:00 p.m. Old Gym
Cornersville vs. Marshall Co.-3:00 p.m. New Gym
Friendship vs. Cornersville-5:00 p.m. New Gym
In Cornersville, a dozen boys' teams will be in action as Wilson opens up both of the Bulldog gyms for some great games that include:
Marshall County vs. Community-8:30 a.m. New Gym
Cornersville vs. NCS- 9:30 a.m. New Gym
Marshall County vs. Fayetteville City-10:30 a.m. Old Gym
Cornersville vs. Marion County-3:30 p.m. Old Gym
Opening night will commence on Tuesday with a Forrest travelling to Franklin before two Hall of Fame games next Saturday at Houston County versus the Lady Irish and Hickman County.
Marshall County will also open up with two Hall of Fame games on the road at Sycamore on Tuesday and at Shelbyville on Thursday.
Cornersville is the only school in the county hosting a Hall of Fame game as the Bulldogs and Lady Dawgs entertain Community on Tuesday before boarding the yellow bus for a trip to Fayetteville versus Riverside Christian Academy on Friday.