Lady Patriots aiming for two titles

Published 7:36 pm Tuesday, February 9, 2021

PINEVILLE – The Faith Training Christian Academy Lady Patriots will be in Pineville this weekend mining for gold. 

The varsity and junior varsity Lady Patriots will be competing in the annual ACEL State Basketball Championships at Pineville High School beginning Friday evening. 

The tournament can be heard live on Today's Country 105.7 with Will Norris and Chastain Tavares on the call. 

The Lady Patriots junior varsity team has already qualified for the state championship game and will take to the court at 1 p.m. on Saturday for a chance to bring home some gold. 

It will be a little more difficult for the varsity version of the Lady Patriots as they will play in a semifinal game at 5 p.m. Friday in the girls' gym.  

With a win in the semifinals, the Lady Patriots would play in the finals on Saturday at 4 p.m. 

Here is the schedule for the ACEL state basketball Championships, being held at Pineville High School: 

Friday, Feb. 12 

Main Gym 

Game 1: Boys semifinal, 5 p.m. 

Game 2: Boys semifinal, 6:30 p.m. 

Girls' Gym 

Game 1: Girls semifinal (FTCA), 5 p.m. 

Game 2: Girls semifinal, 6:30 p.m. 

Saturday, Feb. 13 

Game 1: Varsity girls consolation, 10 a.m. 

Game 2: Varsity boys consolation, 11:30 a.m. 

Game 3: Junior varsity girls final (FTCA), 1 p.m. 

Game 4: Junior varsity boys final, 2:30 p.m. 

Game 5: Varsity girls final, 4 p.m. 

Game 6: Varsity boys final, 5:30 p.m. 

*-awards will be handed out after boys championsip game. 

This article originally appeared on Leesville Daily Leader: Lady Patriots aiming for two titles