On Thursday, Effingham kicks off its tournament play, with the boys facing Alton at 2 p.m. in Centralia. The Lady Hearts head to Charleston and face Rantoul at 4 p.m.
Play also begins at the Tri-County Tournament Thursday, with Windsor playing Tri-County at 3 p.m. Stew-Stras plays Arthur-Lovington at 6 p.m., and Cumberland plays Hutson-Palestine at 7:30 p.m.
The Lady Shoes head to Edwardsville, playing two games Thursday. Teutopolis plays Minooka at 1 p.m. and Edwardsville at 8:15 p.m.
St. Anthony and Cumberland girls play in Mattoon for the holidays. The Lady Bulldogs play Mattoon (11:30 a.m.) and Olney (6 p.m.), and the Pirates play Salem (10 a.m.) and Mahomet-Seymour (4:30 p.m.)
Lastly, Teutopolis’ boys head to Pinckneyville beginning Friday, with the Wooden Shoes playing Jerseyville at 4 p.m.
The tournaments continue throughout the week. Both Dieterich tournaments and both Monticello tournaments end Friday.
Centralia, Pinckneyville, Tri-County, Vandalia, Charleston, Mattoon and Okaw Valley conclude play on Saturday.
Matchups will be updated for tournaments that start today in Thursday’s edition of the Daily News, and matchups for all other tournaments will be updated as play progresses.