Win or go home

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 27, 2000

Sports Editor

Tournament action will continue this week with the Goshen Eagles taking on Abbeville tonight at 7 p.m. in the Dothan Eagle/Progress Tournament.

Out of a field of 16 of the highest profile teams from southeast Alabama, Florida and Georgia, one will be crowned champion on Saturday at the Dothan Civic Center.

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However, the No. 4 Eagles trip to Dothan this week will be just the tip of the iceberg for basketball fans throughout Pike County.

Both thePike Liberal Arts School boys and girls’ teams will participate in the Dixie Tournament, which starts on Thursday in Louisville and ends on Friday night. Other schools in competition will be Dixie, Lakeside, Crenshaw Christian, Bullock Memorial and Chambers Academy.

The Pike County and Charles Henderson boys’ basketball teams will travel to Clayton to participate in the Barbour County High School Tournament.

And if there wasn’t a reason to attend the tournament before, here’s a good one:

The Bulldogs will face the Trojans in the opening round at 7 p.m. on Friday night in what promises to be a heated game between two in-county schools.

The winner gets the Jaguars in the championship game, while the loser will play Notasulga.

The CHHS junior varsity will also be involved in the action, taking on the Barbour County JV team at 5:30 p.m., also on Friday.