Booneville High School will host the Bearcat Classic next week, with eight teams set to battle for the championship.

The tournament will start next Monday at 4 p.m. with the Western Yell County girls taking on Acorn, with the corresponding boys’ teams following. Dover and Waldron will follow at 7:00 with girls’ and boys’ games.

Day two will begin with Mansfield and Cossatot River in a girls/boys doubleheader at 4. The Booneville teams will then take the floor starting at 7 p.m. against Two Rivers, the only newcomer to the tournament. The Gators replace Lamar.

The tournament continues next Wednesday and Thursday, with the championship round on Saturday.