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Four Dallas County Public Schools hosting Area basketball tournaments

Four Dallas County public schools will be hosting Area Basketball tournament next week.

Ellwood Christian Academy, Keith High, Selma High and Southside will host tournaments in their respective classes.

ECA faces Billingsley in the Area 5, Class 1A tournament at 6:30 p.m. The finals will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Third-ranked Keith awaits the A.L. Johnson-Sweetwater winner in the Area 4, 1A semifinals on Thursday. The finals will be held at 8 p.m. on Feb. 8.

Southside is hosting the Area 6, 3A tournament, which starts Tuesday at 6 p.m. The Panthers will face the BTW Magnet-Prattville Christian Academy winner at 6 p.m. next Friday.

Selma High is hosting the Area 5, Class 6A  boys and girls tournaments, which start Tuesday at 5 p.m. with Stanhope Elmore and Wetumpka squaring off in a doubleheader. Both Selma teams will play in the finals next Thursday, starting at 6 p.m.

Dallas County plays Greensboro in the Area 6, 4A tournament at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Sumter Central. The tournament finals will be held at 6 p.m. next Friday.

Keith High girls face Sweet Water in Area 4, 1A tournament at 5 p.m. Monday at Linden High School.

ECA faces Autaugaville in the Area 5, 1A girls semifinals at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Autaugaville.

Southside faces BTW Magnet in the Area 6, 3A semifinals at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Prattville Christian Academy. PCA faces the winnr at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Dallas County faces Sumter Central in the Area 6, 4A girls semifinals at 6 p.m. Monday at Greenboro High School. The winner faces Greensboro for the title at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The Area champion and runner-up advance to the Sub-regional tournament, which starts in two weeks.

“We’ll be playing in a tough environment, but I think we can pull it out,” Hornets coach Cliff Nix said.