A number of local high school basketball teams are bound for the first round of the GHSA state playoffs this weekend.
WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM will have coverage tonight as the Darlington Lady Tigers open play in the Class A Private state tournament as the hosts to Our Lady of Mercy. Tip off is scheduled for 6 pm at the Huffman Center on the campus of Darlington School. Listen to the broadcast on the radio, online at www.wlaq1410.com or via the TuneIn app.
Darlington is the No. 9 seed in the state playoffs, while Our Lady of Mercy is the No. 24 seed.
In other playoff games on tap for this weekend involving local teams:
Class AA –
Coosa boys at Spencer, tonight at 6 pm
Heard County girls at Chattooga, tonight at 6 pm
Callaway girls at Rockmart, tonight at 6 pm
Temple boys at Chattooga, tonight at 7:30 pm
Jordan boys at Rockmart, tonight at 7:30 pm
Model boys at Callaway, Saturday at 4 pm
Class AAAAA –
Rome girls at Southwest DeKalb, tonight at 6 pm