Friendship Christian’s girls will play host to Mt. Juliet Christian in the opening round of the East-Middle District 1-A basketball tournament on Thursday.
Tipoff at the Bay Family Sportsplex will be at 5:30 p.m. with the winner catching top-seed Knoxville Webb at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Donelson Christian in the semifinals.
Thursday’s first-round winners will end up playing three straight days as the championships and consolations will be held Saturday at DCA. Only the consolation winner [third-place finisher] will join the first- and second-place finishers in the East-Middle Region tournament.
Boys’ first-round games will be played at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, including Friendship at DCA and Mt. Juliet Christian at Ezell-Harding.