Booneville and Magazine junior high teams are playing in their respective season ending district tournaments.
For Booneville that means a trip to Paris. For Magazine the trip is to Johnson County Westside in Coal Hill.
The Junior High Bearcats are the 6 seed in the 3A-4 and will face Perryville at 5 p.m. tonight, followed by the Jr. Lady Bearcats playing Fountain Lake in the 4-5 seed game at 6:15.
The Magazine girls are the 7-seed and the boys the 6-seed in the 2A-4. The girls will see 6-seed Danville at 5 and the boys will play at 6:15 against the 7-seed Hector at 6:15. The 2A-4 played a single round robin in junior high and Magazine's girls lost at Danville but its boys won in Hector.
A Magazine bus will actually make a trip to Coal Hill on consecutive nights as the senior high teams will be in action at Westside on Tuesday with the girls game starting at 6.
Booneville is on the road from here on out. The senior high teams will be at Perryville Tuesday to wrap up Conference 3A-4 play and will make a short trip on Friday, to County Line, to see the Class 1A Indians. Both set of games start at 6.
Magazine’s will hold senior night events of Friday with Hector visiting. Play starts with the girls game at 6.
Though not a game, there is an additional sports event on Wednesday as Noah Reyes will sign a letter of intent to play college football at Arkansas Tech University. The ceremony will be held at 8:50 a.m. in the BHS Auditorium.
Reyes’ is the third ceremony this year, following Brandon Ulmer for baseball for Arkansas State and Logan Bradley for basketball at Southern Arkansas, and at least one other athlete, basketball player Blakley Cobb has announced an offer to play at the next level.