HHS basketball

The Houston High School basketball teams received similar district pairings.

The Tigers and Lady Tigers were both seeded sixth in their respective Class 3 District 10 tournaments. Both teams will face No. 3 Alton when play begins at Willow Springs High School.

The girls open district play at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 against the Lady Comets (15-5-1). The teams have not played this season.

The boys will face the Comets (18-4) at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19. The Tigers lost to Alton 66-57 in the seventh game of the season.

Licking (15-5) received the top seed in the girls’ bracket. The Lady Wildcats are followed by Hartville (14-9), Alton, Willow Springs (14-7), Mountain Grove (11-8), Houston, Liberty (6-15) and Cabool (2-17).

Liberty (17-6) is the top seed in the boys’ bracket. The Eagles are followed by Hartville (18-3), Alton, Cabool (15-8), Licking (15-8), Houston, Willow Springs (6-14) and Mountain Grove (1-20).

GIRLS’ BRACKET

Saturday, Feb. 16

Licking (15-5) vs. Cabool (2-17), 1 p.m.

Willow Springs (14-6) vs. Mountain Grove (11-8), 2:30 p.m.

Hartville (14-9) vs. Liberty (6-15), 4 p.m.

Alton (15-5-1) vs. Houston (9-13), 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 20

Semifinals, 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 22

Championship, 7 p.m.

BOYS’ BRACKET

Monday, Feb. 18

Liberty (17-6) vs. Mountain Grove (1-20), 6 p.m.

Cabool (15-8) vs. Licking (15-8), 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 19

Hartville (18-3) vs. Willow Springs (6-14), 6 p.m.

Alton (18-4) vs. Houston (6-13), 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 21

Semifinals, 6 and 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 23

Championship, 7 p.m.

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