Yellow Jackets will host Cavaliers Saturday afternoon

Basketball, cheerleading and wrestling changes
Feb. 14, 2014 @ 05:01 PM

Lee County will host Southern Lee for a varsity basketball doubleheader Saturday afternoon, with the girls game tipping off at 1 p.m. and the boys game at 2:30 p.m.

The Yellow Jackets and the Cavaliers were scheduled to play Thursday night.

Southern Lee's home games against Terry Sanford, postponed from Friday night, have been rescheduled for Monday at 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Lee County also had home games, versus Westover, called off Friday night, and they will be made up Monday at 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Union Pines at Gray's Creek varsity games, postponed from Tuesday night, have been rescheduled for this afternoon at 3 and 4:30 p.m. at Gray's Creek.

Other area basketball schedule changes include Chatham Central hosting West Montgomery Saturday with varsity games at 12 and 2 p.m., Western Harnett playing at Cleveland with the two varsity games at 6 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Corinth Holders playing at Triton at 5:30 and 7 p.m. Saturday.

For NCHSAA member schools, the basketball regular season and conference tournaments must finish by Feb. 21. State-tournament seeding and brackets will be announced Feb. 22. The first round of the state tournament is set for Feb. 24.

The Cape Fear Valley Conference cheerleading championship, originally scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday at Southern Lee, has been postponed and the conference is working on a makeup date.

The Carolina Christian Conference basketball tournaments have been cancelled.

On the girls' side, season co-champions Grace Christian and Northwood Temple tried to get in a game to help determine seeding for this coming week's NCISAA 1A State Tournament, in which both squads are expected to be high seeds, but an attempt to play on Saturday was called off.

The 12-school NCISAA State Tournament is slated to begin Tuesday.

Most of the NCHSAA regional wrestling championships have been moved as they were scheduled to begin Friday.

The 3A Mideast Regional Championships at Morehead High School will start at 1:30 p.m. Sunday with the whole event being held Sunday.

The 3A East tournament, at Rocky Mount, has been rescheduled for Saturday at 12:30 p.m. and continuing at 1 p.m. Sunday. The 1A East tournament, at Rosewood, is set for 1 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. The 4A East tournament, at Jack Britt, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The 4A Mideast tournament, at West Johnston, is set for 1 p.m. Saturday at 1 p.m. Sunday. The 2A Mideast, at Wheatmore, will begin at 1:30 p.m. Sunday.