The Pines Broadcasting Radio Network will provide live coverage for the 2019 3A and 4A state tournaments for five different high schools in Southeast Arkansas.
Games begin Tuesday, February 26 at the 3A State Tournament, hosted by Osceola High School. The regional champion Drew Central Pirates will be taking on Rivercrest in the opening round, and the defending 3A state champion McGehee Owls will play Harding Academy in the opening round. All of the 3A state tournament games featuring the Drew Central and McGehee boys will be aired live on KXSA-FM 103.1.
The 4A State Tournament, hosted by Magnolia High School, gets underway on Wednesday, February 27. Pines Radio will be covering the regional champion Monticello boys and the regional champion Star City girls, as well as the Warren girls and Star City boys. Due to conflicts with UAM basketball still ongoing, the 4A games will be covered on three different stations throughout the tournament: KHBM-FM 93.7, KWRF-FM 105.5, and KGPQ-FM 99.9.
The opening round matchups are listed below. The second round matchups and beyond will be announced once they become finalized.
3A STATE at OSCEOLA
Feb. 26 – 2:30 PM – Drew Central Boys vs. Rivercrest – KXSA 103.1
Feb. 26 – 5:30 PM – McGehee Boys vs. Harding Academy – KXSA 103.1
4A STATE at MAGNOLIA
Feb. 27 – 8:30 PM – Star City Boys vs. Jonesboro Westside – KHBM 93.7
Feb. 28 – 1 PM – Warren Girls vs. Berryville – KWRF 105.5
Feb. 28 – 7 PM – Star City Girls vs. TBD (1st round bye) – KGPQ 99.9
Feb. 28 – 8:30 PM – Monticello Boys vs. TBD (1st round bye) – KGPQ 99.9