SWOSU Hosting Class 2A Area Basketball Tourney on March 4-6


Southwestern Oklahoma State University will host a Class 2A Area Basketball Championship Tournament this Thursday through Saturday, March 4-6, at Rankin Williams Fieldhouse on the Weatherford campus.

The tournament will feature high school boys and girls teams from Walters, Apache, Healdton, Snyder, Washington, Watonga, Sayre, Mangum, and Cordell.

"We are excited to have teams from nine different communities coming to SWOSU," said SWOSU Associate Athletics Director Kelli Litsch. "An event like this is an economic boost for the community."

Games will be played on Thursday and Friday at 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Games on Saturday will be at 6:30 and 8 p.m.

Admission is $5 for students and adults. The only passes allowed for this tournament is OSSAA passes.

The schedule of games includes:

Thursday, March 4

            1:30 p.m.         Walters vs. Apache girls

            3 p.m.              Washington vs. Sayre boys

            6:30 p.m.         Healdton vs. Snyder girls

            8 p.m.              Healdton vs. Cordell boys

 Friday, March 5

            1:30 p.m.         Winners of Thursday's girls games

            3 p.m.              Winners of Thursday's boys games

            6:30 p.m.         Washington vs. Watonga girls (winner's bracket) 

            8 p.m.              Mangum vs. Watonga boys (winner's bracket)

Saturday, March 6

           6:30 p.m.         Winner of Friday's 1:30 p.m. girls vs. Loser of Friday's 6:30 p.m. girls

           8 p.m.              Winner of Friday's 3 p.m. boys vs. Loser of Friday's 6:30 p.m. boys