Panthers, Miners begin state run

Benton Panthers' senior Shaheed Halk makes a pass in a 55-47 overtime win over the Lake Hamilton Wolves this past Saturday. The overtime win gave the Panthers a No. 3 seed in the 6A State Tournament, which begins today. STEVEN LOVELL/Special to The Saline Courier
Staff Writer

The Benton Panthers (20-8) and the Bauxite Miners (22-10) open state tournament play today. The West No. 3 seed Panthers will take on the East No. 6 seed Pine Bluff Zebras in the 6A State Tournament today at 5:30 p.m. at Lake Hamilton High School. The South No. 4 seed Miners will take on the North No. 2 seed Huntsville Eagles at 8:30 p.m. at Nashville High School.