The Second Annual Battle in Bourbon Basketball Tournament, sponsored by First Community National Bank, is set to begin Monday at Bourbon High School. The tourney features a total of 16 teams with brackets for eight boys and eight girls teams.
The boys will open play on Monday with four games on the schedule. Top-seeded Richland and eighth-seeded Viburnum will tip things off at 4 p.m., with second-seeded Valley and seventh-seeded Crocker at 5:30 p.m., followed by third-seeded Liberty and sixth-seeded Laquey at 7 p.m. The final game at 8:30 p.m. will feature fourth-seeded Bourbon against fifth-seeded Cuba.
The second round for the boys will be played on Wednesday, January 6, with the consolation semifinals at 4 and 5:30 p.m. and championship semifinals at 7 and 8:30 p.m. The final round for the boys is set for January 8 with the seventh-place game at 4 p.m., consolation at 5:30 p.m., third-place game at 7 p.m., and championship at 8:30 p.m.
The girls will open play on Tuesday with four games, starting with top-seeded Liberty taking on eighth-seeded Bourbon at 4 p.m. Second-seeded Belle will play seventh-seeded Grandview at 5:30 p.m., followed by third-seeded Viburnum taking on sixth-seeded Pacific at 7 p.m., and fourth-seeded St. Paul against fifth-seeded Laquey at 8:30 p.m.
The second round for the girls will be played on January 7 with the consolation semifinals at 4 and 5:30 p.m. and championship semifinals at 7 and 8:30 p.m. The final round for the girls is set for January 9 with the seventh-place game at 1 p.m., consolation at 2:30 p.m., third-place game at 4 p.m., and championship at 5:30 p.m.