The Malone Tigers and the Vernon Yellow Jackets will meet tonight to determine the champion of 1A District 3 Boys Basketball.
Malone advanced to the championship game by defeating the Altha Wildcats.
Vernon then followed with a 74-53 win over the Sneads Pirates. Darrell Powell led the Jackets in scoring with 23 points while EJ Reddice and Dyvion Bush also scored in double figures with 18 and 13 points respectively. Caeden McDonald added 8 points to the Vernon cause while Jordan Speed added 7. Zahir Potter and Brycen Thornton added 2 points each for Vernon and Will Dempsey rounded out the scoring with one point.
The Malone-Vernon game will begin a 7:00 p.m. and will be played at Grand Ridge.