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High school basketball fans rejoice as the 41st District High School Basketball Tournament gets underway TONIGHT at the Frankfort Convention Center! All the excitement begins with tipoff at 6:30 pm with the Franklin High School girls team taking on the Frankfort High School girls. The top seeded FCHS Flyers (23-5) will kick off the tournament against the fourth-seeded Panthers (7-18). Following the opening game, the #1 seeded boys’ team from Franklin County High School will go up against Western Hills High School at 8:15 pm. The Flyers (11-17), who won their seed in a coin toss with Woodford County, will play the fourth-seeded Wolverines (10-18).

Come on back on Wednesday, February 22nd as the action continues at 6:30 pm again with the lady Wolverines from Western Hills (14-12) taking on the ladies from third-seeded Woodford County (12-16). At 8:15 pm, tip off for the # 2 seed Woodford County High School (13-14) will face # 3 Frankfort High (9-19).

The winners of Tuesdays and Wednesdays games will advance to the championships on Friday night, February 24, at 6:30 pm and 8:15 pm, to represent the district in the 11th Region tournament.

Admission to the district tournament will be $6 each night.