Spring sports are in full swing this week with Chickasha hosting soccer and baseball tournaments starting Thursday.
Sixteen teams total will take part in the boys and girls brackets of the Chickasha Invitational soccer tournament. Play starts at 3 p.m. Thursday, with the Lady Chicks lining up against Duncan, and the same time Friday for Chickasha boys vs. Harrah.
Madill, Lawton-MacArthur, Duncan, Harrah, and Elgin all send both boys and girls teams. Guymon and Mannford round out the girls bracket, and Southeast and Capitol Hill will take part in the boys' tournament.
Championship Saturday starts bright and early with consolation games at 8 a.m. for girls and 9:30 a.m. for boys. Every team will play three games, with championship games starting at 6:30 p.m.
Just down the road, the Washita Valley Classic will host 16 baseball teams. They are divided into Pool A and B, and each team will play three pool games through Thursday and Friday. Chickasha starts pool play at 4:45 p.m. Thursday against Western Heights, followed immediately by a game against Bishop McGuiness at 7 p.m.
The Fightin' Chicks play their last pool game against El Reno at 7 p.m. Friday. Saturday will see every team play their counterpart in the opposite pool, with the top-placed teams facing off at 3:30 p.m. Teams placed sixth-through-fourth will play at the Chickasha Junior High field.
Chickasha Invitational, running order:
Girls-Chickasha vs. Duncan, 3 p.m.
Boys- Capitol Hill vs. Duncan, 4:30 p.m.
Girls- Harrah vs. Mannford, 6 p.m.
Girls- Law-Mac vs. Elgin, 7:30 p.m.
Boys- Chickasha vs. Harrah, 3 p.m.
Boys- Elgin vs. Madill, 4:30 p.m.
Girls- Madill vs. Guymon, 6 p.m.
Boys- Southeast vs. Law-Mac, 7:30 p.m.
8 a.m.: Girls consolation semifinals 1 and 2, fields 1 and 2
9:30 a.m.: Boys consolation semifinals 1 and 2
11 a.m.: Girls semifinals 1 and 2
12:30 p.m.: Boys semifinals 1 and 2
2 p.m.: Boys and girls seventh place match
3:30 p.m.: Boys and girls third place match
5 p.m.: Boys and girls consolation final
6:30 p.m.: Girls championship
8 p.m.: Boys championship
Washita Valley Classic:
El Reno vs. Cache, 10 a.m.
El Reno vs. Putnam City, 12:15 p.m.
Altust vs. Lawton, 1:15 p.m. (JH Field)
Putnam City vs. Western Heights, 2:30 p.m.
Noble vs. Mt. Home, 3:30 p.m. (JH Field)
Western Heights vs. Chickasha, 4:45 p.m.
Durant vs. Noble, 5:45 p.m. (JH Field)
Lawton vs. Noble, 10 a.m.
Lawton vs. Elgin, 12:15 p.m.
McGuiness vs. Putnam City, 1 p.m. (JH Field)
Elgin vs. Mt. Home, 2:30 p.m.
McGuiness vs. Cache, 3:15 p.m. (JH Field)
Altus vs. Durant, 4:45 p.m.
Cache vs. Western Heights, 5:30 p.m. (JH Field)
Chickasha vs. El Reno, 7 p.m.
Altust vs. Mt. Home, 7:45 p.m.
6A vs. 6B, 10 a.m. (JH Field)
3A vs. 3B, 11 a.m.
5A vs. 5B, 12:15 p.m. (JH Field)
2A vs. 2B, 1:15 p.m. (third-place game)
4A vs. 4B, 2:30 p.m. (JH Field)
1A vs. 1B, 3:30 p.m. (championship)