The Region C basketball tournament games have been delayed because of the continued bad weather in Southwest Virginia.

James River’s and Radford’s boys basketball teams were scheduled to play Friday night in separate semi-final games, with the championship game set for Saturday—all at Northwood High School in Saltville.

Radford’s girls also were scheduled to play tonight in the girls’ regional semi-final. The girls’ championship also was set for Saturday at Northwood.

Instead, the boys’ semi-finals have been postponed until Saturday, Feb. 27 when Radford will play George Wythe at 6 p.m. and James River will play at 8 p.m.. The Knights meet the winner of the Grayson-Chilhowie quarterfinal game that has been postponed because of snow.

The championship games for girls and boys have been moved to Monday, March 1 at 6 and 8 p.m. at Northwood.

Of course, the National Weather Service says Saltville is under a blizzard and winter storm warning today through Saturday—although accumulations may be only 1-6 inches.

James River and Radford boys reached the semi-finals by virtue of their wins Wednesday night. River beat Floyd County 66-43 in Springwood and Radford downed Auburn 86-63. Radford’s girls beat Fort Chiswell 61-52 Tuesday night in the girls’ quarterfinals.

Directions to Northwood High School:

I-81 North to Exit 35 @ Chilhowie

Cross RR tracks and go straight through the red light, this puts you on Hwy 107

It is 8 miles to Saltville, when you get to the T-intersection (red light) in Saltville,

Turn left

Pass through town (keep to the left) and turn left at the Town Hall onto Stadium Drive

Pass in front of the school, turn left on far end of school to enter back parking lot.

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