Lakers win coin flip for top seed, Lady Lakers earn 2 seed in district tournament

The 16th District Tournament is less than two weeks away, and the district’s coaches and athletic directors met yesterday in preparation for the tournament, which is hosted by Russell County this year.

In the boys tournament, Russell County and Clinton County finished at the top of the standings with identical 6-2 records, but Russell County won the coin flip to receive the 1 seed in the tournament.

The Lakers will play Tuesday night against either 4-seed Metcalfe County or 5-seed Monroe County on Tuesday at 6 p.m.

The Hornets and Falcons will play on Sunday with the winner advancing to play the top-seed Lakers.

On the girls side, the Lady Lakers finished with a 5-3 district record and earned the #2 seed.

The Lady Lakers will play on Monday at about 8 p.m. against the 3-seed Monroe County.

The girls 16th District championship will be played Thursday, while the boys championship will be held on Friday.

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