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The annual Wilson Tiger Classic varsity basketball tournament is scheduled to take place next week at the Tiger Den at Wilson (Henryetta) High School.
Both brackets will feature a 7-team tournament field with the top seeded teams in both brackets earning a first-round bye and automatic spot in the winner’s bracket semifinal round.
The seven Oklahoma high schools that will battle for the team championships at the annual week-long event are Summit Christian, Riverfield County Day School, Weleetka, Webbers Falls, Epic Charter School (out of Tulsa), Schulter, and tournament host Wilson (Henryetta).
Summit Christian will receive a first-round bye in the girls bracket, while Riverfield will earn the automatic semifinal spot in the boys bracket.
The week-long tournament will officially begin Monday at 5 p.m. with a boys first-round matchup between the Summit Christian Eagles and the Schulter Bulldogs. The other boys opening-round contest will pit the host Wilson Tigers against Epic Charter at 7:30 p.m.
Monday’s only first-round game in the girls bracket will see the Weleetka Lady Outlaws take on Epic Charter at 6:15 p.m.
Tuesday’s tournament action will kick off at 5 p.m. with a girls opening-round battle between the Webbers Falls Lady Warriors and Schulter Lady Bulldogs, followed by the lone boys firstround contest at 6:15 p.m. between the Weleetka Outlaws and Webbers Falls Warriors.
The final girls opening-round game on Tuesday will feature the host Wilson Lady Tigers squaring off against the Riverfield Lady Ravens at 7:30 p.m.
There are no games scheduled for Wednesday with the tournament action returning Thursday with winner’s bracket semifinal action, beginning with a girls bracket contest at 4:30 p.m.
Friday’s action will feature just two games, beginning with a girls consolation semifinal game at 4:30 p.m. followed by a boys consolation semifinal contest at 5:45 p.m.
The week-long tournament will conclude on Saturday with six games, beginning with the girls consolation finals at 1 p.m.
Below is the complete schedule for the annual Wilson Tiger Classic basketball tournament.
— Wilson Tiger Classic December 4-9, 2023 Girls Bracket First Round
Summit Christian receives bye Webbers Falls vs Schulter; Tuesday, 5 p.m.
Weleetka vs Epic Charter; Monday, 6:15 p.m.
Wilson vs Riverfield; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.
Winner’s Bracket Semifinals Summit Christian vs Webbers Falls/Schulter winner; Thursday, 4:30 p.m. Weleetka/Epic Charter winner vs Wilson/Riverfield winner; Thursday, 7 p.m.
Webbers Falls/Schulter loser receives bye Weleetka/Epic Charter loser vs Wilson/Riverfield loser; Friday, 4:30 p.m.
Consolation semifinal winners; Saturday, 1 p.m.
Semifinal losers; Saturday, 3:40 p.m.
Semifinal winners; Saturday, 6:20 p.m.
— Boys Bracket First Round
Riverfield receives bye Summit Christian vs Schulter; Monday, 5 p.m. Weleetka vs Webbers Falls; Tuesday, 6:15 p.m. Wilson vs Epic Charter; Monday, 7:30 p.m.
Winner’s Bracket Semifinals Riverfield vs Summit Christian/ Schulter winner; Thursday, 5:45 p.m. Weleetka/Webbers Falls winner vs Wilson/Epic Charter winner; Thursday, 8:15 p.m.
Summit Christian/Schulter loser receives bye Weleetka/Webbers Falls loser vs Wilson/Epic Charter loser; Friday, 5:45 p.m.
Consolation semifinal winners; Saturday, 2:20 p.m.
Semifinal losers; Saturday, 5 p.m.
Semifinal winners; Saturday, 7:40 p.m.