Salem Invitational Opens Wednesday Night; Highland Tournament DelayedThe Salem Invitational Basketball Tournament gets underway Wednesday night. The 14-1 Centralia Orphans will open the tournament at seven Wednesday night against Mattoon that enters the game at 7-6. The second game will feature Marion against Effingham. Salem opens the tournament at 8:30 Thursday night when they take on the Mt. Vernon Rams. In the opening game on Thursday, Edwardsville meets Lovejoy. You'll be able to hear all the Salem and Centralia games in the Salem Invitational on WJBD-FM 100.1 and streaming on WJBDradio.com.
Meanwhile, the Highland Girls Tournament games have all been pushed back a day after the tournament games on Tuesday were cancelled because Highland was not in school due to the weather. As a result, Salem's game scheduled for five Thursday night will now be played at five Friday night.
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