Area teams invade Sarcoxie for district playoffs
Purdy, Southwest compete in playoff action
The basketball season is rapidly coming to a conclusion.
Beginning Monday, the Purdy and Southwest boys and girls basketball teams will travel to Sarcoxie for district playoff action.
On the girls side, Purdy claimed the No. 1 seed followed by No. 2 Pierce City, No. 3 Sarcoxie, No. 4 McAuley, No. 5 College Heights, No. 6 Jasper, No. 7 Southwest and No. 8 Thomas Jefferson.
Girls action opens Monday with a 4 p.m. tip between Purdy and Thomas Jefferson, followed by McAuley and College Heights.
The winners of those game s meet in the Wednesday semifinal at 6 p.m.
Pierce City and Southwest face off at 7 p.m. on Monday, and Sarcoxie and Jasper conclude the evening with an 8:30 p.m. bout.
Those winners play at 7:30 on Wednesday.
The Championship is scheduled at 6 p.m. on Friday.
On the boys side, McAuley is the No. 1 seed, followed by Pierce City, No. 2; Purdy, No. 3; Southwest, No. 4; Sarcoxie, No. 5; Jasper, No. 6; College Heights, No. 7 and Thomas Jefferson, No. 8.
McAuley and Thomas Jefferson open play on Tuesday at 4 p.m., followed by Southwest and Sarcoxie at 5:30 p.m.
The winners will meet in the semifinal round on Thursday at 6 p.m.
Pierce City will entertain College Heights at 7 p.m. on Monday, followed by Purdy and Jasper at 8:30 p.m.
Those winners play in the second semifinal on Thursday at 7:30 p.m.
The championship is set for 8 p.m. on Friday.