Donettes To Host Middle School Basketball Tournament

Thursday, October 28, 2021
Steve Inman

Eight teams are in the lineup for the Doniphan Donettes Invitational middle school basketball tournament to be played Nov. 1-5 at the DMS gym.

The Doniphan eighth-graders carry a 9-0 record while the seventh-graders are 7-0 entering their Oct. 28 games at home with Neelyville.

All first-round tournament games will be played Monday, Nov. 1. Here’s the pairing for the first day:

•Donettes 8th-graders vs. Twin Rivers, 4 p.m.

•Naylor vs Poplar Bluff 8th-graders, 5:15 p.m.

•Neelyville vs. Poplar Bluff 7th-graders, 6:30 p.m.

•Dexter vs. Doniphan 7th-graders, 7:45 p.m.

Semifinals are set for Tuesday, Nov. 2, in both the consolation and championship bracket.

Fifth-place and seventh-place games will be played Thursday, Nov. 4, starting at 5 p.m. The third-place and championship games are set for Friday, Nov. 5, starting at 5 p.m.

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