Basketball: Maumelle Charter to play in regional finals

Maumelle Charter 71, Marshall 66: Having already played their way into this week's Class 2A state tournament, Maumelle Charter decided to keep it going and beat Marshall, 71-66, in the regional semifinals and will play for the regional championship at 8:30 p.m. tonight against Conway St. Joseph.

This will be the fourth time the two conference rivals have played this season, with the Falcons winning the most recent game -- the district finals -- on Feb. 19.

The game sets seedings in Junction City with the winner as the No. 1 seed and they would face Cutter-Morning Star at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, while the No. 2 would get Magnet Cove at 2:30 p.m. o n Saturday.

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The Class 2A state tournament starts on Thursday in Junction City.

  • The state tournament bracket can be viewed by clicking here

Lamar 49, CAC 46: Central Arkansas Christian lost a thriller to long-time rival and regional host Lamar, 49-46, on Monday on Carl Ramsey Floor. That pushes CAC to the third place game this afternoon at 4 p.m.

Winner is the No. 3 seed in this week's Class 3A state tournament at Valley Springs.

  • The state tournament bracket can be viewed by clicking here

Mayflower 59, CAC  48: In the third place game, CAC will face Jacksonville Lighthouse Academy at 5:30 p.m. today.

Winner is the No. 3 seed in this week's Class 3A state tournament at Valley Springs.

  • The state tournament bracket can be viewed by clicking here

Maumelle

The Hornets are the No. 2 from the 5A-Central after losing to Parkview in overtime on Friday night.

Maumelle will open its state tournament run in Sheridan with a game against Vilonia at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday. The winner will face the winner of Pine Bluff and Greene County Tech at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, with the semifinals at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday. On the Maumelle side of the bracket is Jonesboro, the defending state champ and the team that beat the Hornets in last year's championship game.

  • The state tournament bracket can be viewed by clicking here

North Little Rock

Both North Little Rock teams earned byes into this week's Class 6A state tournament at Little Rock Southwest.

Johnny Rice's squad, as the No. 1 seed, will face the winner of Cabot and Springdale in a game that will be played at 5:30 p.m. on Friday.

  • The state tournament bracket can be viewed by clicking here

Daryl Fimple's team is the No. 2 seed from the 6A-Central and will face the winner of the Rogers Heritage-Cabot game at 7 p.m. on Thursday.

  • The state tournament bracket can be viewed by clicking here.