Whiteville Lions

Four Teams Move On to Sectionals

Two teams from Bolivar along with the Middleton Girls and Whiteville Boys will compete in the Middle School Sectionals to begin January 29 at three different sites in West Tennessee.

Whiteville and Middleton earned their way to the sectional through the Area 19 tournament and will compete in the Class A sectional, while Bolivar was tops in their area due to an undefeated record in the league and will play in the Class AA sectional.

Corleon Norment, who was named MVP of the Area 19 championship, scored 26 points to lead the Whiteville Lions to a 55-27 win over Bethel Springs on January 13, while Harmony Bell and Kemora Buggs shared the girls MVP honors after a 31-16 win over Bethel Springs on January 13.

Whiteville will host the sectional and open up play on January 29 at 11:00 a.m., while Middleton will host their sectional beginning at 11:00 a.m. as well on the 29th. Their opponents are yet to be determined.

Bolivar’s girls team will play at 4:20 on January 29 at Northview in Newbern and the boys will follow at 5:40, also at Northview.

The Class A tournaments will wrap up on February 7, while the Class AA tournaments will finish on February 3.

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