Lady Cats, NLR could be on collision course in tourney at Buzz Bolding

 

The Dandra Thomas Invitational girls basketball tournament begins Thursday at Conway’s Buzz Bolding Arena and the possibility exists of another matchup of last season’s 7A girls championhship game.

Conway and North Little Rock are placed at opposite ends of the eight-team bracket.

 

Earlier this season, North Little Rock. who defeated Conway in the state title game, handed the Lady Cats their only defeat this season with a 76-67 at the Mount St. Mary tournament.

Conway will open against Jacksonville at 8:30 p.m. Thursday. If the Lady Cats win, they will play Pine Bluff or Mount St. Mary in an 8:30 semifinal Friay night.

The champioship game is set for 6 Saturday night. The tourney also includes a losers bracket.

Other teams in the tournament, sponsored by Danny and Mario Thomas State Farm Insurance, are Central Arkansas Christian, Little Rock Hall and Hot Springs.

Thursday’s schedule:

4 p.m.: CAC vs. Little Rock Hall

5:30 p.m.: Pine Bluff vs. Mount St. Mary

7 p.m.: North Little Rock vs. Hot Springs

8:30 p.m.: Conway vs. Jacksonville

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