The 2021 Sterling Invitational Tournament starts this week. Sterling High School will be hosting the girl's pool play as well as the consolation games on Friday. Sterling College will be hosting the boy's bracket along with the Championship and third-place games. Schools participating in the 2021 tournament are Hugoton, Hutch-Trinity, Kingman, Lyons, Scott City, SE-Saline, Smoky Valley, and Sterling. Chaparral will only be playing on Friday in the 4th place game hosted at SHS.
The Lady Bears find themselves as the #1 seed in their bracket. They will open up play on Monday at 6:45 pm in OSAC against Scott City. The second game of pool play for the Lady Bears will be Thursday at 4:45 pm against SE of Saline. Friday's game will be based on the team's record in pool play.
The Black Bears earned the #2 seed in their bracket. The boys will tip-off on Tuesday night at 7:30 on the Campus of Sterling College against Scott City. With a victory, the boys would play on Thursday at 7:30 pm against either #3 seed Hugoton or Smoky Valley.
Admission for the tournament is $7 per adult. Due to COVID restrictions, only 2 parents will be allowed per player. For those folks unable to attend and want to watch the Sterling Invitational games, be sure to visit the Sterling Invitational website. The video feeds are being produced by the Black Bear Broadcasting team (3BN) in conjunction with Sterling College. In addition to watching the games, feel free to download the brackets from the links provided below so tracking game times and opponents are easier.
Best of luck to all of the Sterling High School athletes and coaches competing this week!