Area teams invade Sarcoxie for district playoffs

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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.

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