Winter changes sports schedules

February 6, 2014

Democrat Staff

With winter weather forcing cancellations and changes of sports schedules around the area, some events originally slated for earlier this week have been rescheduled.

The Smith-Cotton boys and girls basketball teams will host St. Pius X in a girl-boy double header on Thursday. The girls will tip off at 5:30 p.m. with the boys to follow. The girls were scheduled to face St. Pius X on Jan. 31 and the boys Tuesday. Both of those games were wiped out by snow and ice.

Smith-Cotton’s wrestling team will face Hickman at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Smith-Cotton. That dual was originally scheduled for Wednesday.

The West Central Conference girls swimming and diving championships originally scheduled for Thursday at the Joe Arbisi Pool have been rescheduled for 4 p.m. Monday.

The schedule was also re-worked for Smith-Cotton’s eighth grade basketball tournament this weekend. The Tigers and Lady Tigers will each play a pair of games on Saturday with the girls tipping off against Clinton at noon and the boys facing Clinton at 1:30 p.m. The girls will then face Warrensburg at 3 p.m. with the boys game at 4:30 p.m.

The seventh grade basketball games between Smith-Cotton and Stover scheduled for Thursday were postponed with no make up date set. Smith-Cotton’s ninth grade and junior varsity games against Warrensburg Thursday were also postponed.

Boys and girls basketball games between Sacred Heart and Northwest were scheduled for Thursday before being postponed. Those games have no yet been rescheduled.