Schedule Changes For Jr. High Tourney

The 70th annual James Burke Memorial 8th Grade Boys Basketball Tournament got underway Monday with four games.

Due to the cold weather, the two consolation bracket games that were to be played Tuesday have been moved to Wednesday night.

The Greenville Bluejays won their opener Monday, 41 to 16 over Effingham. They will play Salem about 7 p.m., Thursday in the winner’s bracket.

Other Monday results were Hillsboro over St. Anthony 39 to 31, Aviston over Roxana 47 to 7 and Salem over Triad 43 to 28.

Games on Wednesday will be St. Anthony against Roxana at 6 p.m. followed by Effingham against Triad.

Thursday’s winner’s bracket games are Hillsboro against Aviston at 6 p.m., followed by Greenville against Salem.

The tournament ends Friday with the consolation title game at 5 p.m. followed by the third place and championship games.

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