PCHS looks for upsets in tournament

Published 9:36 pm Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Pike County High School will look to knock off the No. 6 team in Class 3A as the Bulldogs face Barbour County in the Area 4 tournament.

Pike County nearly pulled the upset on Jan. 25. Barbour County escaped with the 59-56 win late.

The Bulldogs enter the game after falling in its final area contest to Abbeville putting them into a tie with Montgomery Catholic for the fourth-seed in the tournament. Pike County then lost the coin toss meaning they will face the regular season area champs Barbour County.

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Pike County finished the 2012-13 regular season 2-4 in area play with wins over Montgomery Catholic and Abbeville.

The Bulldogs first round matchup will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Barbour County High School on Friday.

The Pike County girls team will play Abbeville at 6:30 p.m. tonight in Abbeville.