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February 6, 2014

Local sports news - Feb. 6, 2014

Peaster, Boyd headed for play-in date

Staff Report

The Peaster Lady Hounds and Boyd Lady Jackets finished District 9-2A play in a tie for the final seed spot for postseason. The squads will compete on Friday in a play-in game to decide who will occupy the district’s fourth playoff spot. Both finished with 5-7 district records. The game will be played at Brock High School, with tip-off at 6:30 p.m.

 

Williams builds round-robin slate to replace Cowtown Classic cancellation

Staff Report

With the scrubbing of the Cowtown Classic that was scheduled for the weekend due to impending threats of inclement weather, Weatherford College head softball coach Haylee Williams has done a bit of ad hoc scheduling to provide some early-season replacement contests for area colleges.

Williams received sufficient commitments to put together a four-team round robin, which will be played at WC’s Stuart field on Saturday. The first game is slated for a 9 a.m. start.

9 a.m. - Cowley v Trinity Valley

11 a.m. - Cowley v WC

1 p.m. - Neosho v Trinity Valley

3 p.m. - Neosho v Cowley

5 p.m. - Trinity Valley v WC

7 p.m. - Neosho v WC

 

‘Hounds shoot for 3-way tie, Millsap earns playoff slot

Staff Report

Peaster can create a potential 3-way tie for the District 9-2A boys championship on Friday if they beat Ponder. A Greyhounds win would give Ponder, Peaster and Brock two losses each with a game to play. 

Millsap, at 6-5 in district play, has locked up the fourth seed, giving all three Parker County teams a berth in the state playoff brackets.

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