THE TILDEN CLASSIC IS HERE

McMullen County set to host 20 teams in hoops tournament


The 2021 Tilden Classic will be hosted by the McMullen County Cowboys and Cowgirls. Also playing in the tournament will be the Charlotte Trojans and Trojanettes, the Jourdanton Indians and the Pleasanton Lady Eagles. JOE DAVID CORDOVA & J GARCIA & STEPHEN WHITAKER | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

The 2021 Tilden Classic will be hosted by the McMullen County Cowboys and Cowgirls. Also playing in the tournament will be the Charlotte Trojans and Trojanettes, the Jourdanton Indians and the Pleasanton Lady Eagles. JOE DAVID CORDOVA & J GARCIA & STEPHEN WHITAKER | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

There will be a lot of basketball played in Mc- Mullen County between Thursday and Saturday. This year’s Tilden Classic will include 10 girls teams and 10 boys teams split into pools of five teams. The local teams taking part are both boys and girls teams from Charlotte and McMullen County, the Pleasanton Lady Eagles and the Jourdanton Indians.

Everything starts on Thursday morning at 8:15 a.m. when the McMullen County Cowgirls host San Antonio Stacey in the main gym. At the same time in the old gym, the Pleasanton Lady Eagles will take on Three Rivers.

At 9:30 a.m., the McMullen County Cowboys open their tournament against the Natalia Mustangs.

Jourdanton boys will open their stay at the tournament at 12 p.m. when they face Goliad in the old gym.

Pleasanton Lady Eagles and McMullen County will play against each other in the main gym at 1:15 p.m. At the same time in the old gym the Charlotte Trojanettes begin their tournament against Stacey.

McMullen County boys will take the main court at 2:30 p.m. against Orange Grove. At the same time in the old gym the Charlotte Trojans will face Natalia’s boys team.

 

 

Charlotte girls will return to the court at 6:15 p.m. for a game against Three Rivers in the main gym. At 7:30 p.m. the Charlotte boys team will face the Three Rivers boys team in the main gym. Jourdanton boys will close out the Thursday action in the old gym with a 7:30 game against Benavides.

On Friday McMullen County will open the main gym with a double-header against Three Rivers. The Cowgirls face Three Rivers at 8:15 a.m. and the boys at 9:30 a.m. Also at 9:30 a.m. in the old gym will be a game between Charlotte boys and Orange Grove.

Charlotte’s girls team will begin their Friday at 10:45 a.m. when they face McMullen County in the main gym.

The Jourdanton Indians will begin their Friday at 12 p.m. when they take on Kenedy in the old gym.

Charlotte’s Trojans and McMullen County’s Cowboys will play each other at 2:30 p.m. in the main gym. The Trojanettes and Pleasanton Lady Eagles will play in the old gym at 3:45 p.m.

 

 

The game scheduled for 5 p.m. in the main gym will be between the Jourdanton Indians and San Isidro.

Pleasanton will close out its Friday in the main gym at 6:15 p.m. when they take on Stacey.

After the last games are played Friday at 7:30 the teams will know where they stand in each pool.

On Saturday the tournament will move toward its conclusion. Games on Saturday will start at 9 a.m. when the third place teams from each pool in the boys tournament play in the main gym and the third place teams from each girls pool will play in the old gym.

At 10:15 a.m. the main gym will be the site for the game between the second place teams from each pool in the girls tournament. At the same time in the old gym the fourth place teams in the boys pools will play.

The second place teams from the boys pools will play at 11:30 in the main gym while at the same time the fourth place teams in the girls’ pools will play in the old gym.

 

 

At 12:45 p.m. the first place game in the girls tournament will be played in the main gym while boys tournament will have its game between the 5th place teams from each pool in the old gym.

The Tilden Classic will conclude at 2 p.m. when the boys tournament has its first place game in the main gym and the girls tournament will close in the old gym with its game between the fifth place teams from each pool.

Teams Competing in 2021 Tilden Classic

Boys Teams
McMullen County
Natalia
Charlotte
Kenedy
Jourdanton
San Isidro
Orange Grove
Goliad
Benavides
Three Rivers

Girls Teams
McMullen County
San Antonio Stacey
San Isidro
Charlotte
Falls City
Pleasanton
Three Rivers
Orange Grove
Thorndale
Carrizo Springs

 

 

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