(HERCULANEUM) KJFF will have coverage of a basketball doubleheader at Herculaneum tonight as the Jefferson R-7 Blue Jays are in town.
The first game at 6:30 will be the Lady Blue Jays versus the Lady Blackcats in a battle of Jefferson County Small Schools Conference rivals. Tonight will be the first conference game of the season for both teams with the Lady Blue Jays standing at 8-8 overall and the Lady Blackcats at 10-5 overall.
Blue Jays head coach Jason Dreyer knows very well the tall task his defense has against the likes of Herky’s Taylor Metcalf and Paige Fowler.
Jefferson R-7’s Laney Smith and Catryn Cattoor have caught Herky head coach Riley Blair’s eye.
The 2nd game features the Jefferson and Herky boys. This will be the first conference game for the Blue Jays and 2nd for the Blackcats. The Blue Jays are 8-8 overall while the Blackcats are 7-7 overall and 0-1 in the conference.
Jefferson Blue Jays head coach Sean Breeze believes that Herky’s strengths are in their speed and toughness.
Herky head coach Jason Jarvis says that his guys will have a few things to improve upon from their loss to St. Pius on Wednesday.
Tip-off for the first game of our doubleheader is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. with the Herky and Jefferson boys game scheduled for an 8 p.m. tip. The Flieg’s Equipment Pregame Show will begin at 6:45 on AM 1400 KJFF.