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District 2-AAA boys basketball tournament set

Published: 10:49 AM, 02/08/2014 Last updated: 11:37 AM, 02/08/2014

Author: Seth Butler
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

DANDRIDGE—The District 2-AAA boys basketball tournament is set.

The eight-team tournament opens play on Monday night at Jefferson County High School with boys action.

Opening round play features the league's four lowest seeds. At 6 p.m. No. 6 Seymour meets No. 7 South Doyle and No. 5 Cherokee meets No. 8 Morristown East at 7:30 p.m.

Seymour and South Doyle met twice last week, with the Cherokees taking the victory on Monday and Tuesday night. Seymour enters the tournament losing their last four league games.

Monday's winners advance to Wednesday night's quarterfinal round, where the No. 3 and No. 4 seeds await.

No. 4 Morristown West plays the winner of Cherokee and Morristown East at 6 p.m., while No. 3 Cocke County plays the Seymour-South Doyle winner winner at 7:30 p.m.

On Friday night, semifinal play begins. At 5:30 p.m. No. 2 Sevier County County will play the winner of the Cocke County quarterfinal game. At 8:30 p.m. No. 1 Jefferson County will play the winner of the Morristown West quarterfinal game.

All four teams making the semifinals will advance to the Region 1-AAA tournament. Semifinal winners will host a Region 1-AAA tournament quarterfinal contest.

Championship play is set for Saturday at 8:00 p.m. The consolation round is set for 5:00 p.m.

District 2-AAA Boys Basketball Tournament Schedule
Monday, February 10
GAME1 : 6 pm - No. 6 Seymour vs No. 7 South Doyle
GAME 2: 7:30 pm - No. 5 Cherokee vs No. 8 Morristown East

Wednesday, February 12
GAME 3: 6 pm - Cherokee/Morristown East Winner vs No. 4 Morristown West
GAME 4: 7:30 pm - Seymour/South Doyle Winner vs No. 3 Cocke County

Friday, February 14
5:30 pm - No. 2 Sevier Co vs Game 4 Winner (Semifinal)
8:30 pm - No. 1 Jefferson Co vs Game 3 Winner (Semifinal)

Saturday, February 15
5 pm - Consolation
8 pm - Championship

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