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Post 79 draws Samson in district tourney opener

By By BRUCE HIXON – Sports Editor
Brewton American Legion drew a first-round matchup against Samson, a team it just swept Sunday, in this weekend's Third Division District Tournament to be played at Northcutt Field in Dothan. Brewton and Samson hook up at 4 p.m. The tournament's other participants, Wiregrass and Dothan, hook up at 7 p.m.
If Brewton wins its opener, it will play the Wiregrass-Dothan winner Saturday at 4 p.m. A loss Friday will send Brewton to Saturday's elimination bracket where it will face the Dothan-Wiregrass loser at 1 p.m.
The tournament concludes Sunday. The top three teams will advance to the state tournament at Ozark. That event
See DISTRICT Page 8A
gets underway July 27.
Friday's games
Game one: 4 p.m. Brewton vs. Samson
Game two: 7 p.m. Dothan vs. Wiregrass
Saturday's games
Game three: 1 p.m. Brewton/Samson loser vs. Wiregrass/Dothan loser
Game four: 4 p.m. Brewton/Samson winner vs. Wiregrass/Dothan winner
Game five: 7 p.m. Game three winner vs. game four loser
Sunday's games
1 p.m. Game four winner vs. game five winner (championship game round one)
4 p.m. (Championship game round two, if necessary)