(Ironton) The Arcadia Valley Thanksgiving Tournament will kick off the high school basketball season across the state of Missouri.

Rebecca Amelunke is the Arcadia Valley High School principal.

She says this tournament has years of history behind it.

Amelunke gives the dates and some details about the tournament.

Teams participating in this year’s A-V Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament are the host Tigers, Bismarck, Clearwater, Ellington, Fredericktown, Lesterville, South Iron and West County.

The team from Annapolis, the South Iron Panthers won the tournament last year and the Lesterville Bearcats won it in 2017.