Jefferson County hosts basketball tournament

Published 12:02 am Friday, November 2, 2007

The Jefferson County Tigers are hosting a full day of basketball action Saturday.

The Jefferson County High Basketball Classic tips off the 2007-2008 season with a slate of eight games that begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude at 9:15 p.m.

Wilkinson County and Jefferson County boys and girls basketball teams will be participating in the tournament, as well as some of the top teams from across the state of Mississippi.

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Two of the state’s top three high school girls basketball teams will match up in the tourney.

Murrah and South Pike — ranked Nos. 1 and 3 in The Clarion-Ledger Super 10 will meet at 3:30 in the marquee event of the classic. The Murrah and South Pike boys will play each other at 5 p.m.

Other games include Wilkinson County vs. Hinds in boys and girls, Amite County vs. Jim Hill boys and girls and host Jefferson Count vs. Jackson, La. boys and girls.