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December 24, 2013

Defending champions returning to tournament

LEONARD — The Farmersville Fightin’ Farmers and Alba-Golden Lady Panthers will be back to defend their titles at the 53rd Annual Leonard Holiday Basketball Tournament that starts on Thursday.

Farmersville beat host Leonard 64-60 in last year’s boys championship game.

Alba-Golden took the girls title by a 52-34 margin.

Alba-Golden, ranked 19th in Class 2A by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches, opens play in the tournament at 1:30 p.m. in the Leonard Junior High gymnasium against Class 3A Paris.

Farmersville opens play in the boys division at 2:50 p.m. in the Leonard Junior High gym against Pottsboro.

Texoma Christian, ranked fourth among the state’s small private schools, face Pittsburg in a girls opener at 4:20 p.m.

Whitesboro, ranked 20th in 2A, faces Texoma Christian in a boys first-round game at 5:40 p.m.

North Hopkins, 14th in the Class A boys rankings, takes on Rains, also at 5:40 p.m.

The Leonard Tigers play at 9:20 a.m. against Quinlan Ford, while the Lady Tigers will face at 8 a.m.

The tournament continues daily through Saturday, with the girls championship set for 7 p.m. and the boys finals at 8:20.

Leonard Holiday Tournament

Thursday’s schedule

8 a.m. — Girls game: Leonard vs. Cooper, LHS

8 a.m. — Girls game: Bonham vs. Farmersville, LJH

9:20 a.m. — Boys game: Leonard vs. Quinlan Ford, LHS

9:20 a.m. — Boys game: Wolfe City vs. Whitewright, LJH

10:50 a.m. — Girls game: Dodd City vs. Callisburg, LHS

10:50 a.m. — Girls game: Rains vs. Whitewright, LJH

12:10 p.m. — Boys game: Tom Bean vs. Cooper, LJH

12:10 p.m. — Boys game: Commerce vs. Caddo Mills, LHS

1:30 p.m. — Girls game: Alba-Golden vs. Paris, LJH

1:30 p.m. — Girls game: Whitesboro vs. Anna, LHS

2:50 p.m. — Boys game: Anna vs. Pittsburg, LHS

2:50 p.m. — Boys game: Pottsboro vs. Farmersville, LJH

4:20 p.m. — Girls game: Pittsburg vs. Texoma Christian, LJH

4:20 p.m. — Girls game: Pottsbor vs. Pilot point, LHS

5:40 p.m. — Boys game: Rains vs. North Hopkins, LHS

5:40 p.m. — Boys game: Texoma Christian vs. Whitesboro, LJH

7 p.m. — Girls second round, LHS

7 p.m. — Girls second round, LJH

8:20 p.m. — Boys second round, LHS

8:20 p.m. — Boys second round, LJH

LHS: Leonard High School gym

LJH: Leonard Junior High gym

 

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