The playoff season has arrived. Riverdale Academy began things last night. Red River begins their playoff run on Thursday.
Tuesday afternoon the Riverdale boys team got things started. They traveled to Learned, Mississippi for the South A Tournament. The boys played great ball against an aggressive WCCA team. Riverdale lead all the way and pulled away in the second half. Final score Riverdale Boys 54 and WCCA boys 37. The boys advance to the semi-finals Friday evening at 7:45 pm. They will play the winner Wednesday of Union Christian vs. Rebul Academy.
In the evening game the Lady Rebels crushed Rebul Academy’s Lady Raiders 48 to 1. Rebul put up a fight but was nowhere close to Riverdale’s equal. Riverdale girls advance to the semi-finals game scheduled for 5:15 Friday afternoon. They will play the winner of the game tonight between Trinity Episcopal and Tallulah Academy.
Red River High’s basketball teams are heading to the playoffs also. The girls begin play tomorrow night (Feb 15th). They are seeded 5th in class 2A and are host for the first rounds. The boy’s team is expecting to be in the playoffs however those brackets will not be determined until next week.
The Red River Girls host Ville Platte on Thursday night. The game is scheduled to begin at 6:00 pm. It will be broadcast live on the Red River Parish Journal’s webpage and Facebook page. It will also be broadcast on KRRP 950.
Coach Missy Antilley’s girl’s team has racked up an impressive 20 wins and 9 losses this season. They are perfect in district with six victories. The Lady Bulldogs wrapped up their season last Friday night by defeating the Lady Gators from Lakeview High School. Final score was 63 to 48.