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Franklin County Tournament brackets set

By Bart Moss for the FCT


Franklin County’s basketball coaches met last week to draw for the 2017 Franklin County Tournament. The junior high division will be held at Red Bay High School Jan. 7, 12 and 14. The varsity division will be held at Vina High School Jan. 17, 19, 20 and 21.

Here is an early look at the schedule. The Franklin County Times will reprint this schedule the week before the respective tournaments.





7th/8th Grade Girls

Jan. 7              10 a.m.            Tharptown vs. Belgreen

Jan. 7              11:15 a.m.       Vina vs. Red Bay

Jan. 7              5:30 p.m.         Phil Campbell vs. Tharptown/Belgreen winner

Jan. 14            10 a.m.            Finals

7th/8th Grade Boys

Jan. 7              12:30 p.m.       Vina vs. East Franklin

Jan. 7              1:45 p.m.         Belgreen vs. Tharptown

Jan. 12            4 p.m.              Phil Campbell vs. Belgreen/Tharptown winner

Jan. 12            6:30 p.m.         Red Bay vs. Vina/East Franklin winner

Jan. 14            11:15 a.m.       Finals

9th Grade Girls

Jan. 7              3 p.m.              Belgreen vs. East Franklin

Jan. 7              4:15 p.m.         Phil Campbell vs. Vina

Jan. 12            5:15 p.m.         Red Bay vs. Phil Campbell/Vina winner

Jan. 12            7:45 p.m.         Tharptown vs. Belgreen/East Franklin winner

Jan. 14            12:30 p.m.       Finals

9th Grade Boys

Note: There are only two 9th grade boys teams in the tournament. Both are automatically in finals.

Jan. 14            1:45 p.m.         Finals: Phil Campbell vs. East Franklin





B-Varsity Boys

Note: there are only three B-Varsity boys teams in the tournament.

Jan. 20            5 p.m.              Belgreen vs. Tharptown

Jan. 21            5 p.m.              Finals: Phil Campbell vs. Belgreen/Tharptown winner

Varsity Girls

Jan. 17            6 p.m.              Phil Campbell vs. Tharptown

Jan. 19            6 p.m.              Red Bay vs. Phil Campbell/Tharptown winner

Jan. 20            6:30 p.m.         Vina vs. Belgreen

Jan. 21            6:30 p.m.         Finals

Varsity Boys

Jan. 17            7:30 p.m.         Vina vs. Red Bay

Jan. 19            7:30 p.m.         Belgreen vs. Vina/Red Bay winner

Jan. 20            8 p.m.              Tharptown vs. Phil Campbell

Jan. 21            8 p.m.              Finals