High school basketball championships begin

The high school basketball season is wrapping up at the Mississippi Coliseum with teams from all over Mississippi eying a state title.

The playoffs began on Monday, and the championship matchups have been set. The first of the championship games will begin this afternoon, and they’ll end on Saturday night.

Below you’ll find a schedule courtesy of the MHSAA.

THURSDAY, MARCH 7
1 PM 1A Girls Pine Grove-Simmons
3 PM 1A Boys East Marion-Okolona
6 PM 4A Girls Ripley-Louisville
8 PM 4A Boys Florence-Raymond
FRIDAY, MARCH 8
1 PM 2A Girls West Lincoln-Newton
3 PM 2A Boys Ingomar-Bay Springs
6 PM 5A Girls Olive Branch-West Jones
8 PM 5A Boys Center Hill-Olive Branch
SATURDAY, MARCH 9
1 PM 3A Girls Kossuth-Belmont
3 PM 3A Boys Holly Springs-Velma Jackson
6 PM 6A Girls Pearl-Terry
8 PM 6A Boys Meridian-Starkville