Class 5A No. 5 Noble at No. 11 Shawnee
When: 5 p.m. Thursday
Where: Shawnee High School
The story: Noble has been one of the biggest surprises in the state this year, using solid pitching to run to a District 5A-4 title. But the Bears haven't played any of the 5A powers from the Oklahoma City area yet this year. So while the Bears' playoff path looks set, the game figures to be a barometer on where Noble matches up.
Mustang vs. Edmond Memorial
When: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday
Where: Edmond Memorial High School
The story: A battle of two top-10 teams in the final game of the season for both boys and girls. In the girls' game, No. 8 Mustang and No. 6 Edmond Memorial are tied atop the district standing. In the boys game, No. 7 Edmond Memorial is trying to clinch second place in the district while No. 10 Mustang must win to have any chance for the playoffs.
Mid-State Conference Meet
Where: Norman High School
The story: With regionals ahead, this is the last chance to prepare for the postseason for most athletes. The Metro Conference meet is Thursday at Yukon, and Deer Creek hosts the Suburban Conference meet Friday.
Metro Conference Tournament
Where: Lake Hefner Golf Course
The story: Edmond North and Edmond Santa Fe have been battling all season and will be the favorites for the conference crown. The Mid-State Conference tournament is Monday at Trosper Park as well.
Suburban Conference Championships
Where: Oklahoma City Tennis Center
The story: Several talented players from the schools of the Suburban Conference will be in action competing for titles and rounding into form for next week's regional action.