Joppa to host SEC girls’ tournament

Joppa is scheduled to host the South Egyptian Conference high school girls’ basketball tournament Jan. 23-28.

Shawnee is the top seed in the tourney, followed  by Cobden, Century, Meridian, Dongola, Egyptian and Joppa.

First-round games will be played Monday and Tuesday.

Monday, Jan. 23, Meridian will play Dongola at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 24, Cobden will play Joppa at 6 p.m. and Century will play Egyptian at 7:30 p.m.

The top-seeded Shawnee Lady Reds have a first-round bye.

The tournament will continue Wednesday, Jan. 25, and will conclude Saturday, Jan. 28.

Saturday, Jan. 28, the fifth-place game is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. The third-place game will begin at 6:30 p.m. The championship game will begin at 8 p.m.

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