Both of Fort Scott High School's basketball teams will play first-round games Tuesday as they make their annual trip to the Basehor-Linwood Invitational.
The Tigers play host to Girard tonight at the FSHS gymnasium. Those games will not affect the tournament as it was seeded based on records as of Wednesday night.
Fort Scott's girls (3-5) will face Ottawa Tuesday night at 6 p.m. If they win, they will play again Thursday night at 6 p.m. If they lose, they play Wednesday night at 6 p.m. In either case, Fort Scott will face either St. Joseph (Mo.)-Benton or Basehor-Linwood, which face each other Monday night at 6 p.m.
Fort Scott's boys will play Park Hill, Mo., Tuesday night at 7:30. If the Tigers (6-2) win, they will play Thursday at 7:30. If they lose, they'll play Wednesday at 7:30. Either way, they'll face either Basehor-Linwood or Kansas City (Mo.) Pembroke Hill, which square off Monday at 7:30.
On the other side of the girls' bracket, Pembroke Hill and Park Hill will get the tournament started Monday at 3 p.m. Holton and Platte County, Mo. will play Tuesday at 3 p.m.
The opposite side of the boys' bracket features Maryville, Mo. versus Platte County Monday at 4:30 and Ottawa against St. Joseph-Benton Tuesday at 4:30.
Consolation bracket games are scheduled for Wednesday and Friday. Championship bracket games will be played Thursday and Saturday.
The complete schedule:
Monday, Jan. 16
Kansas City (Mo.) Pembroke Hill vs. Park Hill, Mo., 3 p.m.
St. Joseph (Mo.)-Benton vs. Basehor-Linwood, 6 p.m.
Platte County, Mo. vs. Holton, 3 p.m.
Fort Scott vs. Ottawa, 6 p.m.
Platte County-Holton loser vs. Pembroke Hill-Park Hill loser, 3 p.m.
Fort Scott-Ottawa loser vs. Benton--Basehor-Linwood loser, 6 p.m.
Platte County-Holton winner vs. Pembroke Hill-Park Hill winner, 3 p.m.
Fort Scott-Ottawa winner vs. Benton--Basehor-Linwood winner, 6 p.m.
Seventh-place game, 3 p.m.
Fifth-place game, 6 p.m.
Third-place game, 3 p.m.
Championship, 6 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 16
Platte County, Mo. vs. Maryville, Mo., 4:30
Kansas City (Mo.) Pembroke Hill vs. Basehor-Linwood, 7:30
Ottawa vs. St. Joseph (Mo.)-Benton, 4:30
Fort Scott vs. Park Hill, Mo., 7:30
Platte County-Maryville loser vs. Ottawa-Benton loser, 4:30
Fort Scott-Park Hill loser vs. Pembroke Hill--Basehor-Linwood loser,7:30
Platte County-Holton winner vs. Pembroke Hill-Park Hill winner, 4:30
Fort Scott-Ottawa winner vs. Benton--Basehor-Linwood winner, 7:30
Seventh-place game, 4:30
Fifth-place game, 7:30
Third-place game, 4:30