Lee County hosting annual hoop holiday
Lee County High School will be host for 24 basketball games in three days in both Yellow Jacket gyms when the Lee County Basketball Shootout starts Thursday.
Packard Gym will host all four girls’ first-round games on Thursday leading off with Southern Lee (3-6, 0-2 Cape Fear Valley) vs. Northwood (5-2, 2-0 Carolina 12) at 2 p.m.
Northern Vance vs. Apex follows the Lady Cavs and Lady Chargers. The Lady Yellow Jackets (3-6, 0-5 Tri-Nine) will meet Hoke County at 6 p.m. Union Pines (5-6, 2-1 Cape Fear Valley) will play Chatham Central (2-4, 2-1 Yadkin Valley) at 8 p.m.
Girls’ games will continue at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., in both gyms, Friday and Saturday.
Main Gym will hold the opening quadruple-header for the boys’ tourney on Thursday. Cary vs. Piedmont will tip at 2 p.m. Northwood (3-4, 2-1) vs. East Chapel Hill is game two. Western Harnett (1-11, 0-3 Cape Fear Valley) vs. Jordan is game three. Union Pines (3-8, 0-3) vs. Lee County (6-3, 4-1) is the night’s finale set for 8 p.m.
Boys’ games will take the courts at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.