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Bell basketball team advances

Bell seniors, Logan Cutts and Cole White are pictured holding the district runner up trophy after Saturday's game. Photo by Donny Joiner Photography.

Bell seniors, Logan Cutts and Cole White are pictured holding the district runner up trophy after Saturday's game. Photo by Donny Joiner Photography.

The Bell Bulldogs will advance to the Regional semi-final on Tuesday, February 17 in Jasper. The Bulldogs advanced to the Semi-Regional tournament after they were defeated by Hawthorne 60-46 in the championship of the District 6 1A basketball tournament Saturday night in Hawthorne.

In the semi-finals of the District tournament, Bell defeated Hilliard 71-69 to eliminate the Red Flashes from post-season play.

In the Regional semi-final tournament, Hamilton County the No 7th ranked team in Class 1A will take on the Bell Bulldogs. Hawthorne No 3 will host Lafayette County on February 17 in the other semi-final game in Region 3 in Class 1A.