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February 9th, 2013 - By Steve James

February 9th Saturday

Second-ranked Covington (26-2), the top seed in the upcoming District 13AA boys’ tournament, has been forced to forfeit all of its regular season victories after two players who reportedly transferred from Haywood were ruled ineligible by the TSSAA yesterday

As a result, a vote of league coaches dropped Covington to the No. 10 seed where it will play at South Gibson- in today’s play-in round.

Westview is now the District boys champion following a win over Crocket County last night and could play Covington in an elimination game in Tuesday’s quarterfinals.

All other teams moved up in the pecking order, with No. 3 Haywood now set to host sixth seed Obion Central Tuesday,

Dyersburg and Ripley to play in a battle of 4 vs. 5, and the Crockett County will play Gibson County.

Milan boys are the ninth seed.

In girls high school basketball last night:

Westview 91 Crockett County 47

Covington 73 Obion County 56

Gibson County 71 South Gibson 57

Dyersburg 72 Ripley 18

In boys high school basketball last night

Westview 75 Crockett County 65

Covington 71 Obion County 58

Ripley 48 Dyersburg 44

South Gibson 56 Gibson County 45

In middle school basketball:

Martin Middle School girls defeated Bolivar 31 to 22 to claim the Tennessee Middle School basketball West Sectional title while

Memphis Lester defeated Memphis Cypress 61` to 18.

At The TNT Tournament in Springfield

C-P-A defeated Dresden girls and

Lipscomb boys defeated Dresden Middle

The district 13-AA basketball tournament will get under way Saturday afternoon. at 3 o’clock

Haywood girls will play at Milan

and Ripley girls will play at Crockett County girls

There will be two boys games tonite at 7:00 in District 13-AA

Milan will play at Gibson County and Covington will play at South Gibson

Today: at the District 13-A tournament at Huntingdon Middle School

Bruceton girls will play Carroll Academy at 2

while Gleason boys will play Carroll Academy at 3:30.

Those games will be aired on 101.3 beginning at 1:50.

S I U Edwardsville is at UT Martin for a double headder air time is 11:30 air for the men with the women’s game to follow.

In college basketball all tomorrow

Tennessee will play South Carolina. Air time is 12 noon on 95.1