Kennett's Akeem Nelson completes a lay-up earlier this season. Three-time defending champion Kennett has received the No. 1 seed in the Bloomfield Christmas Tournament. [Order this photo]
All five teams from the Bootheel Conference that participate in the Bloomfield Tournament were seeded in the top eight.
Kennett received the No. 1 seed, Hayti received the No. 3 seed, South Pemiscot received the No. 4 seed, Portageville received the No. 7 seed and Malden received the No. 8 seed.
Holcomb, which competes in the Tri-County Conference in the Missouri Bootheel, received the No. 6 seed.
Other top eight seeds were Bernie at No. 2 and Twin Rivers at No. 5.
The varsity boys tournament will take place Dec. 26-29 at Bloomfield High School.
View a complete bracket for the tournament at this link: View Bracket Here