The Coffee County Middle School Red Raider and Lady Raider basketball teams will open their conference tournaments Wednesday night.
The CMS Lady Raiders finished with a perfect conference record and will be the top seed entering the tournament. The Lady Raiders will open the tournament against 8th seeded Harris at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13.
A win would move CMS to play the winner of South Middle and East at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14. A win in that game would advance CMS to the championship game – which will be held at noon Saturday, Jan. 16 at Harris.
White County is the no. 2 seed in the tournament.
Meanwhile, the Red Raider boys finished in a three-way tie for second place, but tiebreakers knocked the Raiders down to fourth seed. CMS will open the tournament at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13 against Warren County.
A win puts the Raiders in the semi-finals at 7:45 p.m. Thursday.