Area briefs: Local basketball doubleheaders postponed to Saturday

Posted: January 26, 2013

From Star staff reports

WINCHESTER — It may be a day late but the local basketball doubleheaders will finally tip off tonight.

Postponed due to the snow Friday, Handley will host Millbrook and Sherando will host James Wood in a pair of Northwestern District doubleheaders beginning at 6 p.m.

The Sherando boys’ home game against Hedgesville (W.Va.) that was originally scheduled to be played at 1 p.m. today has been canceled.

The Northwestern District swim meet that was scheduled for Friday night was also postponed and will be made up on Friday, Feb. 1, at the War Memorial Building at Jim Barnett Park at 7:45 p.m.

The Clarke County boys’ basketball game at William Monroe was pushed back to Monday, the Clarke girls’ game scheduled for Thursday will be made up on Saturday, Feb. 2, and the Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy basketball doubleheader was also postponed, although no make-up date information was available.