8 teams invade Southwest for tourney

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Trio of Arkansas teams fill out bracket field

The 36th annual Southwest Holiday Tournament is set to begin Tuesday and runs through Dec. 29 at Southwest High School.

This year’s field features a mix of Missouri and Arkansas talent.

Gravette (Ark.) and Exeter open the tournament on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m., followed by Cassville and Galena at 5 p.m. East Newton and Gravette junior varsity square off at 6 p.m., and Gentry (Ark.) and Southwest wrap the night up at 8 p.m.

On Dec. 28, the losers of the Gravette-Exeter and Cassville-Galena contest play at 3:30 p.m., with the winners playing at 6:30.

The East Newton-Gravette junior varsity and Gentry-Southwest losers meet at 5 p.m. on Dec. 28 and the winners play at 8 p.m.

The seventh-place game is slated for 11 a.m. on Dec. 29, with the fifth-place contest at 2 p.m. The third-place game at 5 p.m., and the championship contest will tip at 8 p.m.

All games will be played at Southwest High School.

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