Campbell & Hayti boys basketball teams win share of Bootheel Conference regular-season title (tournament schedule included)
The Hayti Indians and Campbell Camels varsity boys basketball teams will share the Bootheel Conference regular-season title after both squads won their conference finale Tuesday night.
Hayti beat Portageville 74-56 and Campbell edged Senath-Hornersville 43-39 Tuesday. Both squads finish atop the regular-season standings at 5-1. Caruthersville (8-6, 4-2) is third, Malden (7-10, 3-3) is fourth, Portageville (11-8, 2-4) and South Pemiscot (8-10, 2-4) are tied for fifth, and Senath-Hornersville (9-9, 0-6) is seventh.
Hayti will receive the No. 1 seed and a first-round bye in the upcoming seven-team Bootheel Conference Tournament because it won the head-to-head battle against Campbell 61-56 on Jan. 17. Portageville is seeded fifth because it beat South Pemiscot 33-32 in a head-to-head battle on Jan. 17.
Quarterfinals are Saturday at South Pemiscot High School. Varsity semifinals are slated for Tuesday at 5 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and the varsity boys title game is Friday at 7:30 p.m. at South Pemiscot High School.
No. 4 seeded Malden plays No. 5 seeded Portageville Saturday at 11:15 a.m., No. 2 seeded Campbell plays No. 7 seeded Senath-Hornersville Saturday at 2 p.m., and No. 3 seeded Caruthersville plays No. 6 seeded South Pemiscot Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
VARSITY QUARTERFINALS HEAD-TO-HEAD GLANCE
No. 1 Hayti (13-7, 5-1), Bye
No. 4 Malden (7-10, 3-3) vs. No. 5 Portageville (11-8, 2-4)
- Malden won at Portageville 42-39 on Jan. 24.
No. 2 Campbell (14-3, 5-1) vs. No. 7 Senath-Hornersville (9-9, 0-6)
- Campbell beat Senath-Hornersville 70-37 on Dec. 20
- Campbell won at Senath-Hornersville 43-39 on Jan. 28
No. 3 Caruthersville (8-6, 4-2) vs. No. 6 South Pemiscot (8-10, 2-4)
- South Pemiscot won at Caruthersville 61-54 on Jan. 16.
Editorís Notes: The Bootheel Conference varsity boys basketball tournament bracket is available at this link: Bootheel Conference Varsity Boys Basketball Tournament Bracket. The Bootheel Conference junior varsity boys basketball tournament bracket is available at this link: Bootheel Conference Junior Varsity Boys Basketball Tournament Bracket.