ND Basketball

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 14, 2008

ND prepares for preseason basketball

By Brad Greer
With football season heading into the homestretch, its not to early to start thinking about basketball.

The North Delta School Junior High and varsity girls basketball teams tip-off the 2008-’09 roundball season today in the Delta Academy jamboree. The 7th and 8th grade will play a pair of games starting at 2:20 against Tunica and again at 4:25 versus West Memphis, (Ark.). The Junior High girls meanwhile face-off against Lee (Ark.) at 2:45 and again at 4:50 as they take on Bayou.

The Lady Green Wave varsity team finishes the night’s action by tangling with Magnolia Heights at 6:05 followed with a matchup with West Memphis at 8:25. Each game will have a 20 minute running clock.

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The hardwood season kicks off in earnest tomorrow as the Green Wave hosts a pre-season tournament with seven games starting at 1:30 with West Memphis junior high taking on Marvell. The North Delta junior high girls take on Magnolia Heights at 6:30 while the varsity girls take the floor at 9:00 against Clarksdale Lee.

Following a week’s hiatus , the tournament will pick back up next Tuesday and Wednesday before concluding on Saturday, October 25.