JONESBORO — Three more high school district basketball tournaments in the area were canceled Thursday.
School officials in the 4A-3, 3A-3 and 2A-3 conferences voted to cancel their district tournaments. The top four teams in the regular season standings, boys and girls, will advance to next week’s regional tournaments.
The 2A-2 and 1A-3 tournaments were canceled earlier this week. Teams in the 5A-East voted to cancel their remaining regular-season games before their conference tournament next week.
Blytheville will host the Class 4A East Region tournament that begins Wednesday. The Chickasaws will be the No. 1 boys’ seed from 4A-3, followed by Brookland, Batesville Southside and Valley View.
Brookland is the No. 1 girls’ seed from 4A-3, followed by Valley View, Batesville Southside and Pocahontas. Teams from 4A-3 will be paired with teams from 4A-5 in the first round, with the winners earning state tournament berths.
The Class 3A Region 3 tournament will be held in Manila. Osceola is the No. 1 boys’ seed from 3A-3, followed by Manila, Corning and Walnut Ridge.
The No. 1 girls’ seed from 3A-3 is Hoxie, followed by Walnut Ridge, Osceola and Manila. Teams from 3A-3 will be paired with teams from 3A-2 in the first round, with the winners earning state tournament berths.
Rector will be the site for the Class 2A North Region tournament. Earle will be the No. 1 boys’ seed from 2A-3, followed by Rector, Buffalo Island Central and Riverside.
Marmaduke is the No. 1 girls’ seed from 2A-3, followed by Rector, Riverside and Earle. Teams from 2A-3 will be matched against teams from 2A-6 in the first round, with the winners earning state tournament berths.
The Tuckerman boys and girls as well as the Sloan-Hendrix boys will advance to the 2A Central Region tournament at Melbourne.
The Class 1A Region 2 tournament will be held at Izard County. Ridgefield Christian will be the No. 1 boys’ seed from 1A-3, followed by Mammoth Spring, Marked Tree and Maynard. Mammoth Spring, Hillcrest, Maynard and Armorel advance to the girls’ Region 2 bracket from 1A-3.