Schedule set for first Marion Classic tourney

The Marion High School basketball teams will see considerable behind-the-scenes work culminate next week in what organizers hope will become an annual event.

With 16 teams from eight schools playing in the Marion Classic, the Warriors new gym-slash-aquatics center will be showcased to crowds from central Kansas on Dec. 8-13.

Boys? and girls? teams from Peabody-Burns, Remington, Berean Academy, Oxford, Belle Plaine, Eureka and Leon-Bluestem are participating.

Boys schedule

Monday: Belle Plaine vs. Eureka, 4:45 p.m.; Marion vs. Peabody-Burns, 8:15 p.m.

Tuesday: Oxford vs. Remington, 4:45 p.m.; Berean Academy vs. Leon-Bluestem, 8:15 p.m.

Thursday: Monday losers, 4:45 p.m.; Monday winners, 8:15 p.m.

Friday: Tuesday losers, 4:45 p.m.; Tuesday winners 8:15 p.m.

Saturday: Seventh place, 1:15 p.m., MES gym; fifth place, 1:15 p.m.; third place, 4:45 p.m.; first place, 8:15 p.m.

Girls schedule

Monday: Belle Plaine vs. Eureka, 3 p.m.; Marion vs. Peabody-Burns, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Oxford vs. Remington, 3 p.m.; Berean Academy vs. Leon-Bluestem, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday: Monday losers, 3 p.m.; Monday winners, 6:30 p.m.

Friday: Tuesday losers, 3 p.m.; Tuesday winners 6:30 p.m.

Saturday: Seventh place, 11:30 a.m., MES gym; fifth place, 11:30 a.m.; third place, 3 p.m.; first place, 6:30 p.m.

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