Claremore Daily Progress

March 24, 2013

Tiger/Zebra Classic announces schedule

Claremore battles Grove in tourney opener on Thursday

Tim Ritter
Sports Editor

CLAREMORE — The annual Tiger/Zebra Classic will kick off on Thursday with the Class 5A No. 2-ranked Claremore Zebras hosting games at American Legion Park.

The Claremore Zebras (9-3) open the Tiger/Zebra Classic at Noon on Thursday in a showdown against Metro Lakes Conference rival Grove. The Zebras will conclude Thursday's action at Legion Field in a 5 p.m. game against Joplin (Mo.).

On Friday, the Zebras will face traditionally-rich McAlester in a "Pack the Park" match-up at 7 p.m.

Saturday's action will have the winners of Pool A and Pool B playing each other for the championship at 1 p.m. at Legion Field. The second-place teams from Pool A and Pool B will square off at 3:30 p.m. at Legion Field.

Tiger/Zebra Classic Schedule

Thursday (at Claremore)

Claremore vs. Grove, Noon; Joplin (Mo.) vs. McAlester, 2:30 p.m.; Joplin (Mo.) vs. McAlester, 5 p.m.

Thursday (at Pryor)

Booker T. Washington vs. Pryor, 2 p.m.; Booker T. Washington vs. Miami, 4:30 p.m., Skiatook vs. Pryor, 7 p.m.

Friday (at Claremore)

Grove vs. McAlester, 2 p.m.; Grove vs. Joplin (Mo.), 4:30 p.m.; Claremore vs. McAlester, 7 p.m.

Friday (at Pryor)

Booker T. Washington vs. Skiatook, 2 p.m.; Skiatook vs. Miami, 4:30 p.m.; Miami vs. Pryor, 7 p.m.

Saturday (at Claremore)

Pool A (1st Place) vs. Pool B (1st Place), 1 p.m.; Pool A (2nd Place) vs. Pool B (2nd Place), 3:30 p.m.

Saturday (at Pryor)

Pool A (4th Place) vs. Pool B (4th Place), 1 p.m.; Pool A (3rd Place) vs. Pool B (3rd Place), 3:30 p.m.