The Cabot Panthers and Lady Panthers basketball teams are playing in holiday tournaments this week.
The Panthers are playing in the Beebe Gilliam Farms/First Security Christmas Classic at the Badger Sports Arena.
Cabot will play Pulaski Academy on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The Panthers will play either Beebe or McCrory in the second round or consolation game on Friday. The second round game starts at 8:30 p.m. The loser’s bracket game starts at 2:30 p.m.
The championship game is Saturday at 8:30 p.m. The third-place game is Saturday at 5:30 p.m.
The fifth-place game is Saturday at 2:30 pm. The seventh-place game is Saturday at 11:30 a.m.
Other teams participating include Arkansas Baptist, Brookland, Harding Academy and Mills.
The Lady Panthers are returning to Texas for the second year in a row to play in the Mansfield Rotary Invitational Tournament — a 32-team field.
Cabot will play Plano East on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. If the Lady Panthers win, they will play on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. against the winner of Boyd and Amarillo. If they lose, they will play also play at 6:30 p.m. against one of those teams.
Tournament play continues through Saturday.