The brackets have been set for the Bank of Locust Grove Tournament, and the Verdigris boys are taking part in the festivities.
The tournament is comprised of eight teams, including one from Kansas. It begins Thursday, Jan. 7 and runs through Saturday, Jan. 9.
The Cardinals finished fourth at last year’s event, defeating Pawhuska 70-42 before losing to Locust Grove 78-62 in the semifinals and to Sequoyah Tahlequah 65-56 in the third-place game.
Verdigris opens play against Tulsa Central at 11:20 a.m. Thursday.
Here is a look at the bracket:
THURSDAY, JAN. 7
Adair vs. Nathan Hale, 2 p.m.
OKC Storm North vs. Neosho, 4:40 p.m.
Tulsa Central vs. Verdigris, 11:20 a.m.
Garber vs. Locust Grove, 7:20 p.m.
FRIDAY, JAN. 8
Adair/Nathan Hale winner vs. OKC Storm North/Neosho winner, 4:40 p.m.
Tulsa Central/Verdigris winner vs. Garber/Locust Grove winner, 7:20 p.m.
Adair/Nathan Hale loser vs. OKC Storm North/Neosho loser, 11:20 a.m.
Tulsa Central/Verdigris loser vs. Garber/Locust Grove loser, 2 p.m.
SATURDAY, JAN. 9
Seventh-place game, 11:20 a.m.
Fifth-place game, 2 p.m.
Third-place game, 4:40 p.m.
Championship, 7:20 p.m.