Forrest to host Friday night Region 5-A Tournament doubleheader

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Savannah Brothers (21) and the Forrest Lady Rockets (20-11) will take on the McEwen Lady Warriors (17-9) Friday night, beginning at 6 p.m.

Forrest Athletic Director Scott Delk announced this morning that McEwen and the TSSAA have agreed to allow both Region 5-A Tournament games to be held Friday night in Chapel Hill instead of making McEwen travel two times.

The No. 2 seeded Forrest Lady Rockets will open the twin bill versus the Lady Warriors with tip-off scheduled for 6 p.m.

In the nightcap, the District 9-A champion Rockets take on the number four seeded McEwen Warriors.

District 9-A Tournament MVP Blake Leonard and the Forrest Rockets (13-17) will try to keep it rolling Friday night when the take on McEwen (19-8) at 7:30 p.m. in Chapel Hill.