SWOSU Hosting Class 4A Area Basketball Tourney

Southwestern Oklahoma State University will host a Class 4A boys and girls area basketball tournament this Thursday through Saturday (March 2-4) 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 9-11 in Oklahoma City.

Game play begins on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. with the Weatherford girls taking on Sulphur followed by the Kingfisher boys facing off with Elk City at 3 p.m. Games will resume at 6:30 p.m. when the Kingfisher girls play Heritage Hall. The final game of Thursday night will be between the John Marshall boys and Heritage Hall 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 Anadarko vs. Classen SAS in the girl’s game and Anadarko vs. Elgin 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. SWOSU I.D.’s is not accepted at playoff tournament games.