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This Week in UC Hoops: Holiday Tournaments Take Center Stage

Christmas is coming up on Saturday, but before it arrives, high school basketball will be front and center this week, with several Upper Cumberland teams taking part in holiday tournaments or classics. No fewer than 20 games involving Upper Cumberland teams are scheduled for Monday at various events. Action will continue in full force on Tuesday and Wednesday.

One game has already been canceled for Monday. Van Buren County had to forfeit their scheduled Sonic Shootout game with York Institute, set to be played Monday morning. With the forfeiture, Van Buren County will drop into the tournament’s consolation bracket, while York Institute will advance to the tournament semifinals.

Here’s the complete list of Monday’s games involving Upper Cumberland teams:

Girls
Clarkrange vs. West Wayne, VA (Sonic Shootout)
Jo Byrns at Clay Co. (Clay Co. Christmas Classic)
Cookeville vs. Harding Academy (Lipscomb Tournament)
Cumberland Co. vs. TBA (Hilton Head, SC Tournament)
DeKalb Co. vs. Knoxville Catholic (Heritage Christmas Tournament)
Jackson Co. vs. Cumberland Co., KY (Clay Co. Classic)
Monterey at Oneida (Oneida Christmas Tournament)
Pickett Co. vs. Clinton (Big South Fork Christmas Tournament – Oneida)
Van Buren Co. vs. York Institute (Sonic Shootout – Canceled)
Warren Co. vs. Lawrence Co. (Sonic Shootout)
White Co. vs. Cascade (Sonic Shootout)

Boys
Clarkrange vs. Grundy Co. (Boys – Sale Creek Christmas Tournament)
Hampton at Clay Co. (Boys – Clay Co. Christmas Classic)
Cookeville vs. Ravenwood (Lipscomb Tournament)
Cumberland Co. vs. TBA (Hilton Head, SC Tournament)
DeKalb Co. vs. Smyrna (Adidas Shootout at Riverdale)
Jackson Co. vs. Bradley Central (Clay Co. Classic)
Monterey vs. Valley, KY (Clinton Co., KY Christmas Tournament)
Pickett Co. vs. Knox Christian (Big South Fork Christmas Tournament – Oneida)
Warren Co. vs. McMinn Central (Sonic Shootout)
White Co. vs. Tennessee Heat (Sonic Shootout)
York Institute vs. Friendship Christian (Sonic Shootout)

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