This year, your Laker and Lady Laker Basketball teams will get to host the 16th District Tournament to start the post-season in our home gym. This morning the draws were made and we are pleased to announce the schedule below.
Your #1 seed RCHS Lady Lakers will play Clinton County in the #1 vs. #4 matchup on Monday February 24th at 6:00 pm in the first game of the night. The Lady Lakers secured the 1 seed with a record of 5-1 in district play. The second girls game of the tournament will be the 2 vs 3 matchup featuring Metcalfe County and Cumberland County on Tuesday February 25th at 6:00 pm. The Championship game for the girls will be on Thursday, February 27th at 7:00 pm.
The Mighty Laker Boys Basketball team secured the #2 seed with a 3-3 district record. They will face the Panthers of Cumberland County (also 3-3 in the district) in the 2 vs 3 matchup. This game will be the second game of the night at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, February 25th. For the other opening round game of the tournament, it will be the 1 vs 4 matchup: the Bulldogs of Clinton County (6-0 in the district) will face off against the 4 seed All-A Region Champs Metcalfe County Hornets with a district record of 0-6. That game will take place on Monday, February 24th, at 7:30 pm. The Championship for the Boys will be Friday, February 28th at 7:00 pm.
Some new guidelines for this year’s tournament are that there will be NO signs, banners, or noise makers allowed at the games. The gates for all events will open one hour before the games start.
We look forward to seeing all of the teams in action. Fans: come out and support these athletes at the 16th District Basketball Tournament!