Six area teams will be involved in various area tournaments today while three more – the Shawnee boys, Dale boys and Dale girls – will be in winners' bracket action on Friday as the high school basketball season winds down.
Five teams – Prague girls, Chandler girls, Prague boys, Bethel girls and Bethel boys – will fight to stay alive in Class 3A area consolation bracket play while the Tecumseh girls will do the same in Class 4A.
All nine teams are hoping to come out of the weekend with tickets punched to state tournament play next week.
Here is a list of action for today and Friday:
*Prague vs. Crooked Oak girls, 1:30 p.m. in Class 3A area at Western Heights
*Chandler vs. Chisholm girls, 6:30 p.m. in Class 3A area at Western Heights
*Prague vs. Riverside boys, 8 p.m. in Class 3A area at Western Heights
*Bethel vs. Vian girls, 6:30 p.m. at Checotah
*Bethel vs. Vian boys, 8 p.m. at Checotah
*Tecumseh vs. Bishop McGuinness girls, 1:30 p.m. at Washington
*Shawnee vs. Carl Albert boys, 6:30 p.m. at Norman North
*Dale vs. Vanoss girls, 6:30 p.m. at Ada
*Dale vs. Talihina boys, 8 p.m. at Ada
Note: Report compiled by Sports Editor Brian Johnson.