Class Five #8 Farmington To Face Class One #2 South Iron On J98

(Annapolis) If Thursday’s basketball game in Annapolis is anything like Tuesday’s double-overtime thriller, we’re in for a treat. A state-ranked girls matchup sets the scene as Class Five #8 Farmington (20-4) heads to South Iron to take on the Class One #2 Panthers (21-2). We’ll broadcast the game on J98.

Farmington and South Iron have played four times since 2018 with South Iron winning the last three meetings. Jimbo Blackwell is in his first year as head coach of South Iron. He gives us his scouting report on the Knights…

The teams have found success employing two different styles of basketball. South Iron plays up-tempo and averages 67 points per game. Farmington can slow the pace as they score just 51 points per game. The Knights defeated state-ranked Cape Notre Dame Monday night in overtime by scoring only 49 points.

Blackwell says whoever sets the pace of the game could have the upper hand…

Pregame coverage of Thursday night’s game on J98 begins at 7:15. You can also listen to the game on