For the first time in school history, the Nashville Scrappers and Scrapperettes are going to the state tournament in the same year.
The Scrapperettes punched their ticket to state with a 48-42 win over Dumas Thursday afternoon in the Class 4A South Regional at Scrapper Arena. Their most recent appearance at state was in 2005.
The Scrappers defeated Hamburg 63-52 Thursday night. Their last appearance at state was in 1963.
The top four teams from the regional tournament will advance to state.
The Class 4A state tournament will be March 5-8 at Lonoke High School.
Seeding will be determined by the results of regional tournament games today and Saturday at Scrapper Arena.
Today’s semifinal round includes:
Girls, Malvern and Nashville, 4 p.m.
Boys, CAC and Bauxite, 5:30 p.m.
Girls, Star City and CAC, 7 p.m.
Boys, Monticello and Nashville, 8:30 p.m.
Consolation games and the regional finals will be played Saturday.