Calling all Tiger fans! Chapel Hill High School's Lady Tigers (that's what they call them) basketball team will play for the 2013 NCHSAA 3A State Championship this Saturday, March 16 at 5 p.m. The game will be held at Reynolds Coliseum on the campus of North Carolina State University.
They will face Harding High out of Charlotte. Harding is 23-4 this season and also the defending 3A state champion.
Here is information pertinent to the big game.
It's been 32 years since Coach Sherry Norris and the Chapel Hill High Lady Tigers won the last basketball state championship in 1981.
Note: There are other games throughout the day on Saturday, so your ticket gets you in for all four (4) of the games that day:
River Mill Academy (28-3) vs. Bishop McGuinness (24-7)
1A Men: Rocky Mount Prep (24-3) vs. Winston-Salem Prep (31-1)
3A Women: Chapel Hill (30-1) vs. Harding (23-4)
3A Men: J.F. Webb (26-5) vs. Statesville (25-3)
• Doors Open at 10:30 a.m.
• Pre-game introductions of all team members and pre-game hand-shake.
• Twenty (20) minute warm-up team for all teams.
• Fifteen (15) minute halftime.
• Awards ceremony to follow each game.
Note: Teams from the East will be designated the "Home" team and wear their "white" uniforms, while teams from the West will be designated the "Visitors" and wear their "dark" uniforms.
Tickets: Pre-sale: $9.00 At the Game: $10.00 (No re-entry on ticket stubs)
Pre-sale Tickets are $9.00 and will be sold at the Chapel Hill High "A" Building Lobby (across from the Main Office) during lunch (12:20 to 1:00 p.m.) on Wednesday and Thursday. Pre-sale tickets are "cash only" purchases.
Tickets purchased at the game are $10.00. NCSU will accept cash or check (checks payable to NC State Athletics). There will be no credit card purchases.
Parking: at NCSU is "free" in the parking lot and parking deck adjacent to NCSU Reynolds Coliseum.
Media: Game will be broadcast live on WCHL 97.9 FM Radio and can also be seen live on Time Warner Cable Television.
WCHL 97.9 FM Radio: The broadcast can be heard on 97.9 FM and online (and on your mobile device) at www.Chapelboro.com. Paul Connell will have the play-by-play and Julian Caldwell will be the analyst.
Time Warner Cable Television: Time Warner Cable Television will televise the 1A and 3A games live on Channel 520.