Five Bienville Parish boy’s teams heading to the playoffs

The Saline Bobcats after their win against Atlanta.

By Paige Nash

The Saline High School Bobcats won a nail-biting tiebreaker against Atlanta on Saturday, February 18, with a final score of 44-43. Both Saline and Atlanta held a district record of 8-2. 

Scoring for the Bobcats included Dailey with 11 points, Staggs with 6, Dison with 9, Ridley with 2 and Jones with 2, as well. 

Saline will be playing their bi-district match for the LHSAA Boy’s Basketball Play-off Division V (Non-Select) against Quitman High School. The game will be this Friday, February 24th at 6 p.m. at Jonesboro-Hodge High School. 

Also playing for the Division V title, the Castor Tigers will be going up against Hornbeck High School at Hornbeck at 6:30 p.m. on Friday.

The Gibsland-Coleman Bulldogs earned a bye week and will be playing the winner of Holden vs. Bell City at Regionals to be held on February 28th. 

Competing for the Division IV (Non-select) title, the Arcadia Hornets will play Kentwood High School at Home on Friday at 6:30 p.m. The Ringgold Redskins will be taking on the Block Bears at Home on Friday at 6 p.m. Faculty and staff are asking for students to show support for their fellow classmates by paying $1 to wear red and camouflage the day of the game. 

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