High schools: On tap this week on the prep scene

From Staff Reports Published: April 13, 2014
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When: 8 a.m. Thursday

Where: Lincoln Park West course

The story: A deep field as always, the 36-hole event will be a good primer for what the postseason could hold in Class 6A. Host Edmond North has been on fire this season, and the individual competition will be stout as well. In addition to the great class of local golfers, it will include a visit from Hobart standout and Oklahoma commit Brad Dalke.

Tennis

Metro Conference Tournament

When: 8 a.m. Saturday

Where: OKC Tennis Center

The story: The four-time defending Class 6A champion Edmond North boys headline the field, though talented players from Edmond Santa Fe, Putnam City North and other programs will be on hand. The Edmond North girls, winners of three of the last five state tournaments, also have been playing well of late.

Track

Yukon Classic

When: 10 a.m. Friday

Where: Yukon High School

The story: Having quickly grown into one of the bigger metro-area meets of the year since Yukon opened its new facility, the event provides competitors the chance to check out the track where the Class 5A and 6A state meets will be held. And it draws many of the best teams from the west side of the state as well.

Softball

Firelake Festival

When: Friday and Saturday

Where: The Ball Fields at Firelake, Shawnee

The story: A two-day event featuring a plethora of teams from all classes. It’s also a preview of what the state tournaments will be like at the complex.