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48th District tournament

Next week both the Raiders and Lady Raiders will have an opportunity to continue their season by competing in the 48th District Tournament.

McCreary Central will host all four games of the Tournament, starting Monday evening, and concluding Friday night – weather permitting.

The Lady Raiders, entering the final week of the season with a record of 7-19, will face off against Wayne County (10-14) Monday night at 7:00 p.m.

McCreary and Wayne have faced each other twice this season, with the Lady Cardinals winning both match-ups: 81-56 on February 5 and 68-41 on December 10.

The winner will advance to face Southwestern (23-3) in the Championship game Thursday night.

Tuesday night will see the Raiders (8-14) square off against Southwestern (22-4) in the opening round. The Raiders fell to the Warriors 75-54 in their only meeting this season on January 7. (The other scheduled game was cancelled due to weather.)

Friday night will feature the winner of the opening round taking on Wayne County (15-10) in the Championship game.

Both teams in the final games will advance to the 12th Region Tournament scheduled for the following week.

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