Hoops Play Days prelude to real deal

Friday, November 11, 2011
Forrest head coach gives Tayler Andrews some instructions at the District 9A Tournament in Huntland last season. Jean and the Lady Rockets will host one leg of the Lady Warrior Play Day on Saturday at Forrest before the regular season opens up on Tuesday. Photo by Anthony S. Puca

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.