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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #50 on: February 25, 2018, 11:07:51 am »
Maxpreps has Charleston listed in Clarendons spot.

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #51 on: February 25, 2018, 11:08:02 am »
I wonít be there all day/night every night though

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #52 on: February 25, 2018, 11:08:36 am »
I hope all lol...

Me too.

Where is the girls bracket?


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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #54 on: February 25, 2018, 11:34:04 am »
Ctucker, how many nights are you gonna make the tournament?

Cheek?

Bildo?
im going to try most every night I live 2 miles from gym!

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #56 on: February 25, 2018, 11:52:03 am »
Thanks!

Quitman Carlisle potential 2nd round game..

That should be a good game.  Rematch from a state tourney game last year.

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #57 on: February 25, 2018, 07:45:34 pm »
Anyone have directions to wcc gym?  I know it is around Judsonia.

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #58 on: February 25, 2018, 08:05:53 pm »
Anyone have directions to wcc gym?  I know it is around Judsonia.
It is about 12 miles north of Searcy on hiway 157!

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #59 on: February 25, 2018, 08:33:43 pm »
Quitman and Carlisle and Clarendon and MT are on the same side  for Boys and Girls, very interesting.

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #60 on: February 26, 2018, 01:12:40 am »
Ctucker, how many nights are you gonna make the tournament?

Cheek?

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Oh I see how it is...just a boys club  ;D lol

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #61 on: February 26, 2018, 01:13:17 am »
Maxpreps has Charleston listed in Clarendons spot.
Yep, and it's also on the bracket.

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #62 on: February 26, 2018, 09:01:53 am »
I do not know how to start a new thread! One of y'all that knows how you can start one on this But if you could pick one kid to start a team with in 2a who would you pick! I would pick Dolittle he has that killer instinct! Don't know enough on girls side to have a opionion! And remember only one pick!

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #63 on: February 26, 2018, 09:16:39 am »
How old is the WCC gym?

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #64 on: February 26, 2018, 09:39:54 am »
How old is the WCC gym?

It's pretty new. It's nice inside.

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #65 on: February 26, 2018, 09:48:59 am »
Thanks for the info. I went to a state tournament there in the late 90's and wondered if they had a newer gym.

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #66 on: February 26, 2018, 10:33:12 am »
Thanks for the info. I went to a state tournament there in the late 90's and wondered if they had a newer gym.
It was built in 87 and remodeled last year

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #67 on: February 26, 2018, 10:37:27 am »
I'm going to tell how old i am by saying this but gym was built my junior year we had to play all  away game first half of that year because our old gym was condemned. The remodel was extensive!

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #68 on: February 26, 2018, 10:43:55 am »
We got a Superindent that wanted to get Basketball going good here and she made a  great hire for coach and worked with school board and got the gym done! Before her sports was a after thought here!

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #69 on: February 26, 2018, 12:53:17 pm »
AAA does a terrible job at this. Poyen got basketball baseball and softball for the south. Seems convenient their sup is on the board. If they get one they should spread it around for the others when there are just as suitable schools for hosting
it seems as though they do whats best for aaa and not the schools, students, or families.

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #70 on: February 26, 2018, 01:21:37 pm »
White County is definitely not the most perfect set up for state tournament. They have the seating but the only problem is the biggest section of seating is behind one of the goals and it is a terrible spot to watch a basketball game.

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #71 on: February 26, 2018, 01:48:01 pm »
White County is definitely not the most perfect set up for state tournament. They have the seating but the only problem is the biggest section of seating is behind one of the goals and it is a terrible spot to watch a basketball game.

So...it's like Izard county ?

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #72 on: February 26, 2018, 02:01:56 pm »
I've personally never been to ICC gym so I'm not sure. Home and Visitor sides at White County are your average high school gym though. I think MVE gym could hold more people on home and visitor sides

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #73 on: February 26, 2018, 03:21:01 pm »
I've mentioned before how jacked up the structure of the 2A bracket is, but maybe this will resonate a little more now that there are actual teams in each slot. Comprehend this:

1) Quitman beat England in the regional semis before falling to WCC in the finals.
2) Quitman is "rewarded" for beating England by drawing the North 3 seed (Marked Tree), while England is "punished" for losing to Quitman by drawing the North 4 seed (EPC).
2b) From the other side of things, when MT & EPC played for 3rd & 4th, the winner of that game is "rewarded" with drawing a 2 seed (Quitman), while the loser draws a 3 seed (England). From the same region!
3) And of course, there is an inexplicable 1 & 2 from the same region on the same side of the bracket.

All of this is completely avoidable. Even with a 12 team, 3 region bracket. It's not too complicated to structure a bracket that keeps 1 seeds opposite from the 2s and 3s from the same region. And it's not hard to make sure teams are not rewarded for losing. Will it make a major difference in determining who the absolute best team is? Probably not. But I'd sure like to see a bracket structured the right way for once.

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #74 on: February 26, 2018, 04:50:52 pm »
White County is definitely not the most perfect set up for state tournament. They have the seating but the only problem is the biggest section of seating is behind one of the goals and it is a terrible spot to watch a basketball game.

That's how a lot of the newer/remodeled gyms seating is. Heck most all colleges have seating behind the goals.

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« Reply #75 on: February 26, 2018, 05:17:51 pm »
I've mentioned before how jacked up the structure of the 2A bracket is, but maybe this will resonate a little more now that there are actual teams in each slot. Comprehend this:

1) Quitman beat England in the regional semis before falling to WCC in the finals.
2) Quitman is "rewarded" for beating England by drawing the North 3 seed (Marked Tree), while England is "punished" for losing to Quitman by drawing the North 4 seed (EPC).
2b) From the other side of things, when MT & EPC played for 3rd & 4th, the winner of that game is "rewarded" with drawing a 2 seed (Quitman), while the loser draws a 3 seed (England). From the same region!
3) And of course, there is an inexplicable 1 & 2 from the same region on the same side of the bracket.
One region has to do it but it should be the region that got the free bye which is the south region this year should have been north last year! On the 1 and 2 seeds
All of this is completely avoidable. Even with a 12 team, 3 region bracket. It's not too complicated to structure a bracket that keeps 1 seeds opposite from the 2s and 3s from the same region. And it's not hard to make sure teams are not rewarded for losing. Will it make a major difference in determining who the absolute best team is? Probably not. But I'd sure like to see a bracket structured the right way for once.

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #76 on: February 26, 2018, 05:36:22 pm »
That's how a lot of the newer/remodeled gyms seating is. Heck most all colleges have seating behind the goals.

Seating behind the goal is cool.... 1/2 the seating in the gym behind one goal, not so much(seen that 1a state tournament 2 years ago)

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #77 on: February 26, 2018, 05:55:19 pm »
In the girls bracket all the number 2 seeds are on the same side while Earle and caddo hills are waiting on 3/4 winners in the second round.  I think the possible 2nd round Carlisle quitman game could be a dandy to watch

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« Reply #78 on: February 26, 2018, 06:52:10 pm »
Seating behind the goal is cool.... 1/2 the seating in the gym behind one goal, not so much(seen that 1a state tournament 2 years ago)

That's not how WCC is. It might be a 1/4 of the seating.

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« Reply #79 on: February 26, 2018, 06:53:28 pm »
In the girls bracket all the number 2 seeds are on the same side while Earle and caddo hills are waiting on 3/4 winners in the second round.  I think the possible 2nd round Carlisle quitman game could be a dandy to watch

The possible match up would eliminate a serious contender in The 2nd round.

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #80 on: February 26, 2018, 11:19:34 pm »
I'm going to tell how old i am by saying this but gym was built my junior year we had to play all  away game first half of that year because our old gym was condemned. The remodel was extensive!
Wow, you're older than I am lol

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« Reply #81 on: February 26, 2018, 11:20:00 pm »
It's pretty new. It's nice inside.
Bleacher seats or seat backs?

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« Reply #82 on: February 26, 2018, 11:21:24 pm »
Bleacher seats or seat backs?

I think it's seatback on home side

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« Reply #83 on: February 26, 2018, 11:25:07 pm »
That's not how WCC is. It might be a 1/4 of the seating.
So, like Hazen?

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« Reply #84 on: February 26, 2018, 11:26:08 pm »
I think it's seatback on home side
Just need to know if i'm bringing a cushion lol...I plan to watch most if not all games and those seats get mighty hard.

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« Reply #85 on: February 27, 2018, 07:36:35 am »
So, like Hazen?

Yea.

You prolly better take a cushion too, just in case.

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« Reply #86 on: February 27, 2018, 07:59:36 am »
AAA hasn't outlawed cushions yet???

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« Reply #87 on: February 27, 2018, 08:03:58 am »
Wow, you're older than I am lol
And I feel it more ever day! Lol And it is just chair back on one side! But good thing about the end seating is it's straight up so you can see over people it front of you which is important to a short guy like me!

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« Reply #88 on: February 27, 2018, 08:05:22 am »
I've mentioned before how jacked up the structure of the 2A bracket is, but maybe this will resonate a little more now that there are actual teams in each slot. Comprehend this:

1) Quitman beat England in the regional semis before falling to WCC in the finals.
2) Quitman is "rewarded" for beating England by drawing the North 3 seed (Marked Tree), while England is "punished" for losing to Quitman by drawing the North 4 seed (EPC).
2b) From the other side of things, when MT & EPC played for 3rd & 4th, the winner of that game is "rewarded" with drawing a 2 seed (Quitman), while the loser draws a 3 seed (England). From the same region!
3) And of course, there is an inexplicable 1 & 2 from the same region on the same side of the bracket.

All of this is completely avoidable. Even with a 12 team, 3 region bracket. It's not too complicated to structure a bracket that keeps 1 seeds opposite from the 2s and 3s from the same region. And it's not hard to make sure teams are not rewarded for losing. Will it make a major difference in determining who the absolute best team is? Probably not. But I'd sure like to see a bracket structured the right way for once.

I agree with this. WCC and Quitman got slapped in the face for competing for a Regional championship and earning top seeds. There are coaches out there that would have thrown games to get out of that tight spot.

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #89 on: February 27, 2018, 10:05:10 am »
The north regional was  gonna have a strong 3 seed regardless with Earle, Clarendon and marked tree. You gotta beat the good teams sometime. Heck it's the state tournament, the competition should be strong. Would you prefer to hand pick your opponents?

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« Reply #90 on: February 27, 2018, 10:37:45 am »
The north regional was  gonna have a strong 3 seed regardless with Earle, Clarendon and marked tree. You gotta beat the good teams sometime. Heck it's the state tournament, the competition should be strong. Would you prefer to hand pick your opponents?
You got to beat good teams to win State it does not matter when  because if you don't win it it just means u lost your last game of the year!
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« Reply #91 on: February 27, 2018, 04:10:04 pm »
EPC vs England....Who y'all got?

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« Reply #92 on: February 27, 2018, 04:20:22 pm »
EPC vs England....Who y'all got?
England

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« Reply #93 on: February 27, 2018, 04:25:08 pm »
Donít sleep on EPC they gonna come and fight

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« Reply #94 on: February 27, 2018, 04:36:49 pm »
Donít sleep on EPC they gonna come and fight
yes I know they will! I just Pick England to win!

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« Reply #95 on: February 28, 2018, 09:38:22 am »
Any first round prediction upsets?

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« Reply #96 on: February 28, 2018, 09:54:23 am »
Any first round prediction upsets?
Do you mean by seeds because the only first round game that could possibly be a upset no matter who wins! Would be MT PIne beating Clarendon don't think it will happen but the rest of the games would not be a upset I don't think personally!

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« Reply #97 on: February 28, 2018, 10:09:02 am »
It will be great! Cant wait to I can retire and go.

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« Reply #98 on: February 28, 2018, 10:31:48 am »
Quitman will have hands absolutely full with Marked Tree, but don't count them out!

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Re: 2a Region And State Tournament Hosts(Brackets)
« Reply #99 on: March 01, 2018, 07:01:48 am »
I've mentioned before how jacked up the structure of the 2A bracket is, but maybe this will resonate a little more now that there are actual teams in each slot. Comprehend this:

1) Quitman beat England in the regional semis before falling to WCC in the finals.
2) Quitman is "rewarded" for beating England by drawing the North 3 seed (Marked Tree), while England is "punished" for losing to Quitman by drawing the North 4 seed (EPC).
2b) From the other side of things, when MT & EPC played for 3rd & 4th, the winner of that game is "rewarded" with drawing a 2 seed (Quitman), while the loser draws a 3 seed (England). From the same region!
3) And of course, there is an inexplicable 1 & 2 from the same region on the same side of the bracket.

All of this is completely avoidable. Even with a 12 team, 3 region bracket. It's not too complicated to structure a bracket that keeps 1 seeds opposite from the 2s and 3s from the same region. And it's not hard to make sure teams are not rewarded for losing. Will it make a major difference in determining who the absolute best team is? Probably not. But I'd sure like to see a bracket structured the right way for once.

Since you seem to have all the answers, have at it!!!  Let's see your bracket!!

 

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