3/6/2014 2:00:00 PM P-T starts area tourney action today
The field continues to narrow as the final tournament before the state event takes place beginning today.
Perkins-Tryon will be in Area I tournament action at Del City High School tonight. The Lady Demons play Tishomingo at 6:30 with the Demons taking on Marlow around 8 o'clock.
Del City High School is located at 1900 South Sunnylane Road in Del City. Those planning to attend can exit off Interstate 40 at Sunnylane and go south approximately one-half mile. All P-T games will be broadcast on KGFY 105.5 FM.
The Lady Demons reached the area tournament after rolling past the Luther Lady Lions 58-30 in the regional consolation championship game last Saturday afternoon at P-T. The Demons also won their consolation title contest against Luther by a 58-45 verdict.
The Tishomingo Lady Indians will enter tonight's game with a 20-6 record under head coach Boyd Houser. Tishomingo lost the Heritage Hall in the regional tournament championship finals at Jones last Saturday by a 56-40 final score. The Lady Indians won their district tournament over Comanche, 49-27, before beginning the regional winners' bracket with a 58-40 win over Marlow last Thursday night.
The Marlow Outlaws are 15-9 after losing in the regional championship game 53-45 to Heritage Hall last Saturday night at Jones. The Outlaws won their district tournament with a 60-56 triumph over Riverside and began the regional tournament with a 59-55 win over Comanche in winners' bracket action last Thursday night at Comanche.
Elsewhere in the girls' bracket, Chisholm played Jones at 1:30 p. m. today in the other consolation bracket game. A P-T win would set up a 1:30 p. m. Friday game against the winner. Chisholm was the regional runner-up at P-T losing to Alva in the championship finals 62-39 Saturday night. Jones was the consolation champion after thumping Meeker 62-53 last Saturday afternoon at Jones.
In the winners' bracket game Friday night. Alva plays Heritage Hall for a spot in the Class 3A state tournament. The loser will play Saturday night in the consolation title game at 6:30 p. m.
On the boys' side, Alva will play Comanche at 3 p. m. today in the other consolation round contest. A win by the Demons would set up a 3 p. m. Friday game against that winner. Alva lost to Oklahoma Centennial 40-37 last Saturday night at P-T. Comanche slipped past Riverside 69-57 last Saturday afternoon for the consolation championship at Jones.
Centennial will play Heritage Hall for the area tournament championship at 8 p. m. Friday for a spot in the Class 3A state tournament. The loser will drop to the consolation championship game at 8 p. m. Saturday.