Athens — The Trinity Valley Cardinals and Lady Cardinals will be heading to the NJCAA national basketball tournaments in Hutchinson, Kansas and Salina, Kansas respectively the week of March 17-22.
The Cardinals received one of four at-large bids to the tournament on Sunday afternoon. They lost to Paris, 74-63, in the regional tournament final on Saturday and finished the regular season at 27-6 overall. The Cardinals' appearance at the tournament in Hutch will be their first appearance since 1999.
The Lady Cardinals advanced after winning the regular season title and they also won the regional tournament over TJC, 72-62, on Saturday.
We will have full coverage of Saturday's games in the Tuesday edition of the Athens Review.