Mohawk Basketball Update
With the exception of the Lady Mohawk seventh grade team, all the PHS basketball squads are in action this week in tournament play.
Tuesday evening the Lady Mohawks fell to the host Lady Warriors 37-31 in the Pre-Holiday Tournament at Westside while the junior girls dropped their contest to the Brookland Lady Bearcats 45-20.
The senior girls will be taking on Harrisburg at 6:45 Thursday, Dec. 4, in the round-robin bracket, while the junior girls move into the consolation bracket and will play at 5 p.m. Thursday against the loser of the Harrisburg-Ridgefield Christian game.
The Mohawk senior boys team is playing in the Holcomb Invitational this week, and fell to the Bloomfield Wildcats Tuesday evening 70-52 in the first round. They'll move into the consolation bracket, and will take on the host Holcomb Hornets at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday. With a win the Tribe will take on the Campbell Camels, as they advanced over Risco 49-36 in one of the consolation semi-finals, with the contest set to tip at 5:30 p.m. Friday. With a loss they would move into the seventh place game, and would take on the Risco Tigers at 4 p.m. Friday.
The semi-finals in the championship bracket will be played Thursday, with Bernie and Puxico meeting at 6 p.m. and Bloomfield and Twin Rivers squaring off at 7:30. The losers will meet in the third place game at 7 p.m. Friday, while the championship game between the winners is set for the nightcap at 8:30.
The Mohawk seventh grade and junior high boys will both be in action Saturday, Dec. 6, in the Rector High School Hall of Fame Classic at RHS. The seventh grade Mohawks and Cougars will meet at 1 p.m. with the junior teams from Rector and Piggott will face-off at 2:00.