Nearly a dozen Columbus-area basketball teams begin their trek thorugh the Georgia High School Association playoffs this week with games on Friday and Saturday.
Of the 11 local teams that made it through the region tournaments, three host games week and each is from Region 5-AA: the Carver girls and the Kendrick boys and girls. The Carver girls’ game against Model will be played Friday at Jordan.
Girls teams from Chattahoochee County, Spencer and Hardaway will open on the road Friday, and the Brookstone, Carver, Jordan, Shaw and Hardaway boys do the same Saturday.
Here's the full schedule broken down by class. The only team without a date/time set in stone is the Shaw boys.
Brookstone at Wilcox County, 5 p.m. Saturday
Carver at Rockmart, 7 p.m. Saturday.
Kendrick vs. Model, 3 p.m. Saturday
Jordan at Cossa, 4 p.m. Saturday
Shaw at West Hall, 7 p.m. Saturday
Hardaway at Union Grove, 7 p.m. Saturday
Chattahoochee County at Charlton County, 6:30 p.m. Friday
Spencer at Calhoun, 6 p.m. Friday
Kendrick vs. River Ridge, 7 p.m.Friday
Carver vs. Model, 7 p.m. Friday (at Jordan)
Hardaway at Alcovy, 6 p.m. Friday