State finals tipping off Thursday mean sendoffs on Wednesday.
Izard County, Melbourne, and Viola were just some of the schools to hold celebrations before their squads left for Hot Springs.
State Finals Weekend (NEA Teams in Hot Springs)
All Games Broadcast on Arkansas PBS
Thursday 12:00pm: Izard County vs. Nevada (1A Boys)
Thursday 1:45pm: Viola vs. Kirby (1A Girls)
Thursday 6:00pm: Melbourne vs. Quitman (2A Girls)
Thursday 7:45pm: Earle vs. England (2A Boys)
Friday 12:00pm: Mountain View vs. Valley Springs (3A Girls)
Friday 1:45pm: Osceola vs. Rivercrest (3A Boys)
Saturday 11:30am: Nettleton vs. Greenwood (5A Girls)
Saturday 1:15pm: West Memphis vs. Jacksonville (5A Boys)