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SWOSU Hosting Class A Area Basketball Tourney this Weekend

Southwestern Oklahoma State University will host a Class A boys and girls area basketball tournament this Thursday through Saturday (Feb. 22-24) on the Weatherford campus.

Games will be played in the Pioneer Cellular Event Center.

Two boys and two girls teams from the area tournament will advance to the state tournament March 1-3 at the Oklahoma Fairgrounds in Oklahoma City.

Game play begins on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. with the Thomas-Fay-Custer girls taking on Central (Marlow) followed by the Okarche boys facing off with Southwest Covenant at 3 p.m. Games will resume at 6:30 p.m. when the Tipton girls play Ft. Cobb-Broxton. The final game of Thursday night will be between the Sterling boys and Union City at 8 p.m.

Friday’s games at 1:30 and 3 p.m. will feature the winners of Thursday’s games.

The Friday evening games will be the winner’s brackets contests featuring Okarche vs. Vici in the girl’s game and Arapaho-Butler vs. Ft. Cobb-Broxton in the boy’s game. The girls play at 6:30 and boys at 8 p.m.

Saturday’s games at 6:30 and 8 p.m. will feature the teams winning on Friday afternoon vs. the losers of Friday night’s games.

Cost of admission is $5.