There are four basketball games scheduled at Wildcat Arena on Saturday, including Oak Ridge vs. Fulton. Officials are expecting a record-breaking crowd, and they are encouraging all Oak Ridge fans to arrive early.
The schools that will be playing are Fulton, Jefferson County, Maryville, and Oak Ridge.
Here are the basketball games scheduled for Saturday, February 13:
3 p.m. girls game—Maryville vs. Jefferson County
Maryville is 19-6 overall and 11-3 in District 4-AAA.
Jefferson County is 16-9 overall and 10-3 in District 2-AAA.
4:30 p.m. girls game—Oak Ridge vs. Fulton
Oak Ridge is 20-3 overall and 14-0 in District 3-AAA.
Fulton is 10-8 overall and 4-4 in District 3-AAA.
The Lady Wildcats lost to the Lady Falcons last year, 71-34, but this year’s Oak Ridge team has a better record than last year’s, while Fulton has a worse record than it did the previous year.
6 p.m. boys game—Maryville vs. Jefferson County
Maryville is 20-5 overall and 12-2 in District 4-AAA.
Jefferson County is 21-6 overall and 10-3 in District 2-AAA.
7:30 p.m. boys game—Oak Ridge vs. Fulton
Oak Ridge is ranked number eight in Class AAA, and the Wildcats are 26-2 overall and 14-0 in District 3-AAA.
Fulton is ranked number two in Class AA, and the Falcons are 21-1 overall and 10-0 in District 3-AA.
This has been one of the most highly anticipated games of the year for Oak Ridge fans. The Oak Ridge-Fulton game last year was a classic, with Tee Higgins, who was then a sophomore, hitting a three-point shot with 3.1 seconds left to give the Wildcats a one-point victory. Before that game, Oak Ridge had been ranked number three in Class AAA, and Fulton had been ranked number five in Class AA.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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