Class 2A Area Basketball Tourney Coming this Weekend to SWOSU

Southwestern Oklahoma State University will host one of Oklahoma’s four Class 2A high school area basketball tournaments this Thursday through Saturday (March 6-8) in the new Pioneer Cellular Event Center on the Weatherford campus.

Two boys and two girls teams will advance from this area tournament to the Class 2A state championship tourney the following weekend.

Three schools are sending both their boys and girls teams to the tourney at SWOSU: Oklahoma City Northeast, Thomas-Fay-Custer and Hennessey. Other girls teams are from Fairview, Sayre and Hooker.  Other boys teams are from Oklahoma Bible, Hobart and Merritt.

Thursday’s action sees Fairview and Sayre girls square off at 1:30 p.m. followed by the Oklahoma Bible and Thomas-Fay-Custer boys at 3 p.m. The evening session features Hooker and Hennessey girls at 6:30 p.m. and the Hennessey and Hobart boys at 8 p.m.

Friday’s winner’s bracket finals has the Thomas-Fay-Custer girls facing OKC Northeast at 6:30 p.m. followed by the Merritt boys vs. OKC Northeast at 8 p.m. Loser’s bracket games take place on Friday afternoon at 1:30 and 3 p.m.

Games on Saturday will start at 6:30 and 8 p.m.

Admission for the games is $5 for everyone. As a reminder, in addition to parking on the south, west and northwest sides of the new Pioneer Cellular Event Center, additional parking is available on the SWOSU campus, which is on the east side of the center and provides easy access to the northeast entrance of the center.