High school district tournaments are beginning in the lower classifications in Arkansas.
Faulkner County representatives in the 1A and 2A divisions will compete for a chance to compete at their respective regional tournaments. Tournament play for the 5-1A North district started Saturday and will continue through Friday at Nemo Vista.
Mount Vernon-Enola boys start things for Faulkner County teams Tuesday with a 5:15 p.m. start time against an opponent to be determined. The Warhawks finished behind Guy-Perkins with a 7-1 record in conference play.
MV-Enola’s lone conference loss came at the hands of the Thunderbirds on Dec. 12, but it beat Guy-Perkins on Jan. 25.
The Lady Warhawks follows the boys team at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, again against ab opponent to be determined.
MV--Enola’s girls team lost two conference tournament games, both at the hands of conference leader Wonderview.
Guy-Perkins’ boys team rounds out the Tuesday night’s competition with a game against a to-be-determined opponent at 7:45 p.m. The Thunderbirds went 11-1 in conference play, while winning 28 games.
Third-place games will be played Friday, starting at 4 p.m. with the girls.
The Finals will follow both third place games, starting at 6:30 p.m. with the girls.
The top four teams advance to regional play.
Heading to Bigelow for the 4-2A East district tournament, St. Joseph's boys will get things started for the Faulkner County teams against White County at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday. The Bulldogs come into the tournament with a 1-6 conference record, with their only win coming at Bigelow on Jan. 25.
The St. Joseph girls team will follow the boys against Pangburn, starting at 6:30 p.m. The girls finished the season with a 1-7 conference record.
Conway Christian’s girls will start things off Wednesday against England. The Lady Eagles finished the season with a 4-4 conference record.
Conway Christian and the England played once during the regular season on Jan. 8 in England. The Lady Eagles fell 57-52 in overtime.
The Conway Christian boys will follow with a 5:15 p.m./matchup on Wednesday against Jacksonville Lighthouse. The Eagles finished with a 6-2 record in 4-2A East play. This will be the first matchup between the two teams this season.
The girls championship game is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, while the boys game is scheduled to follow at 7:45 p.m.