WACO, Texas Several area teams are playing basketball in the M.T. Rice Tournament this week and the results on day one were mixed.
This year's tournament is being played at Midway High School, Midway Middle School, Lorena High School, and Connally High School.
Several area teams earned big early wins. Among them, the Robinson boys who edged Georgetown at the final buzzer winning 39-37. The Crawford girls beat a team from right down the road in McGregor, winning 55-41.
Midway's boys had a good day and advance with a chance to win their bracket in the tournament again this year.
The tournament will resume on Friday at all four locations.