Below is a release from the Arkansas Activities Association regarding the postponement of all 7 State Basketball Tournaments due to winter weather across the state today and tonight.
With the adjustments to the schedule, Arkadelphia's boys are now scheduled to play their first round game of the 4A State Tournament Friday at 2:30 against Dardanelle. Tournament semifinals will now be held on Sunday at all 7 sites. The 4A tournament is at Ozark High School and the tournament website is www.ar4a.org
The AAA will post updated brackets at www.ahsaa.org where a link can be found on the main page. If there are any additional changes, fans can find information at the following locations online:
WEB: www.arkadelphiaschools.org/badgers www.ar4a.org www.ahsaa.org
Updated Weather Notice
2015 State Basketball Tournaments
Because of winter weather which is expected to cover the state with either snow or ice today, the Arkansas Activities Association has postponed Wednesday’s state tournament play in all classes 7A, 6A, 5A, 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A).
The postponement will which push the semifinal round in each classification to Sunday, and will keep the State Finals which are scheduled for March 12-14 at Hot Springs’ Bank of the Ozarks Arena on schedule.
“The decision was based on a safety issue,” said AAA executive director Lance Taylor. “We wanted to make sure that everyone could travel to our state locations without hazardous driving conditions. The weather conditions will not be favorable to travel on Wednesday, and warmer temperatures are expected for the rest of the week.”
The starting times will remain the same for all state tournament games. The semifinal rounds will be play on Sunday starting at 12:30 p.m.
The press conference for the State Finals will be held at the AAA office on Monday, March 9th, at 11:00 a.m.
To download the brackets with the new time changes and dates, go to the AAA website at www.ahsaa.org. The brackets can be downloaded or viewed from our main page.
Class 7A – Springdale High School
Class 6A – Siloam Springs High School
Class 5A – Greene County Tech High School
Class 4A – Ozark High School
Class 3A – Cossatot River High School
Class 2A – Pangburn High School
Class 1A – Nashville High School (Kirby)