NORMAN — Several Transcript-area teams are still alive in their respective playoffs, and will compete in the area tournament this week.
· Class 6A
Norman North girls:
North is one win away from the state tournament, and the T-Wolves (18-7) will meet Edmond Memorial (15-8) at 8 p.m. Thursday at Harrah for the contest. If they lose, they’ll have another shot at the state tournament at 1:30 p.m. Saturday against the winner of the Eisenhower-Choctaw game.
Norman High girls:
NHS is two wins away from the state tournament, and the Tigers (9-16) will have to go through No. 4 Southmoore (20-4) at 8 p.m. on Thursday in Choctaw to continue their run.
After being upset by Edmond Memorial on Saturday, Southmoore must defeat first NHS and then win another game to advance to the state tournament.
· Class 5A
After falling to Bishop Kelley in a close game in the regional final, Noble (12-13) will fight to stay alive when the Bears take on Skiatook (10-13) at 8 p.m. on Friday in Sapulpa.
· Class 3A
The Warriors advanced to the area tournament through the consolation bracket, and must win three straight to advance to state. They begin that run with a 1:30 p.m. Thursday matchup against the loser of Millwood and Lindsay in Purcell.
Lexington (20-6) is also in the consolation bracket and must win three straight. The Bulldogs face off against Spiro (17-7) at 8 p.m. Thursday in Byng.
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