District Tournament Play Set for Local Teams

Monday, February 17, 2014
The Cougars and the Mohawks in action last Thursday in both team's regular season finale at RHS. In the early contest the Lady Cougars cruised to an easy win over the Lady Mohawks, while the Tribe pulled off a three point victory in the boy's game in what will be remembered as a classic Piggott-Rector showdown.

District tournament play gets underway tonight, Monday, Feb. 17 for area teams with the 2A-3 set at Buffalo Island Central and the 3A-3 at Harrisburg.

The Cougars will take on McCrory in the first round with a 6:30 tip-off at Monette. Meanwhile, the Lady Mohawks will face Hoxie in their first round game at Harrisburg at 7 p.m. And, the Tribe will face the host Hornets in the 8:30 scheduled start this evening.

As for the Lady Cougars, as the number two seeds they earn a bye until the semi-finals Thursday and will play in the 4 p.m. contest. Their opponent has yet to be determined as they will face the winner of the quarterfinal game between Marked Tree and the winner of tonight's EPC-McCrory contest.

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