Tri-County Tournament Underway – Doubleheader Tonight @ Southern Lee

The #1 Seed Southern Lee Cavaliers will take the court tonight at 7:30 against #4 Union Pines in a semi-final matchup in the Tri-County 3A Boys tournament. The Cavaliers finished the Tri-County 3A at 10-0 in the regular season and head to the playoffs as winners of 10 of their last 11 after a 57-46 win over Lee County at home to end the regular season.  

The #2 Seeded Yellow Jackets will face off against #3 Harnett Central at 6:00, also at Cavalier Court, and try to top the Trojans for the 3rd time this season. Both game will air tonight on 105.5 FM WFJA Sports.

Southern Lee has earned the #1 seed from the Tri-County for next weeks state tournament and right now Lee County has earned the 2nd spot. That can change if anyone other than Lee County or Southern Lee wins the tournament – with the winner moving to the 2nd spot and bumping Lee County from the automatic spot.

Union Pines will host a double-header tonight on the girls side and will seek to add the tournament to their regular season title. Union Pines will host Southern Lee in the 7:30 game with Harnett Central and Triton squaring off at 6:00.


Tournament Pairings Set

Boys – Monday – (3) Harnett Central 63, (6) Western Harnett 58; (4) Union Pines 65, (5) Triton 46

Boys – Tuesday – (3) Harnett Central vs. (2) Lee County 6:00; (4) Union Pines vs. (1) Southern Lee 7:30. Both games at Southern Lee.

Boys – Thursday – Finals 7:30 at Highest seeded girls team remaining

Girls – Monday – (3) Triton 54, (6) Western Harnett 41; (4) Southern Lee 61, (5) Lee County 56

Girls – Tuesday – (3) Triton vs. (2) Harnett Central at 6:00; Southern Lee vs. (1) Union Pines at 7:30. Both games at Union Pines.

Girls – Thursday – Finals 6:00 at Highest seeded girls team remaining

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