One of the largest basketball tournaments in the state gets under way Thursday when the annual Great East Texas Shootout in Brownsboro tips off.

The event features 16 boys teams and 27 girls teams from across the region and throughout the state. Over the course of three days and at four different gyms in Brownsboro, there will be 84 basketball games taking place.

Crandall looks to defend its boys tournament championship -- decided with a 71-34 victory over Bullard -- when the Pirates begin play against Gladewater at 10:45 a.m. Thursday in the elementary school gym.

The Tyler Bishop Gorman Lady Crusaders are the defending girls champions after a 54-48 defeat of Martin's Mill in the title game. Gorman opens its defense at 8 a.m. Thursday against John Tyler in the junior high gym.

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Great East Texas Shootout

Thursday-Saturday, Brownsboro

BOYS SCHEDULE

Thursday
  • Game 1 -- Bullard vs. Palestine Westwood, 9:30 a.m. (HS)
  • Game 2 -- Van vs. Tenaha, 10:45 a.m. (JH)
  • Game 3 -- Corsicana Mildred vs. Tyler All Saints, 10:45 a.m. (INT)
  • Game 4 -- Gladewater vs. Crandall, 10:45 a.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 5 -- Arp vs. Brownsboro, noon (HS)
  • Game 6 -- Pine Tree vs. Malakoff, 1:30 p.m. (HS)
  • Game 7 -- Palestine vs. Tyler Bishop Gorman, 1:30 p.m. (JH)
  • Game 8 -- Sunnyvale vs. White Oak, 1:30 p.m. (INT)
  • Game 9 -- Game 2 winner vs. Game 4 winner, 2:45 p.m. (HS)
  • Game 10 -- Game 1 winner vs. Game 6 winner, 4 p.m. (HS)
  • Game 11 -- Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner, 7 p.m. (JH)
  • Game 12 -- Game 3 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 7 p.m. (HS)

 

Friday
  • Game 13 -- Game 7 loser vs. Game 8 loser, 9 a.m. (INT)
  • Game 14 -- Game 3 loser vs. Game 5 loser, 10 a.m. (HS)
  • Game 15 -- Game 2 loser vs. Game 4 loser, 11:30 a.m. (JH)
  • Game 16 -- Game 10 loser vs. Game 12 loser, 1 p.m. (HS)
  • Game 17 -- Game 13 loser vs. Game 14 loser, 1 p.m. (JH)
  • Game 18 -- Game 1 loser vs. Game 6 loser, 1:30 p.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 19 -- Game 9 winner vs. Game 11 winner, 3:45 p.m. (HS)
  • Game 20 -- Game 9 loser vs. Game 11 loser, 3:45 p.m. (JH)
  • Game 21 -- Game 13 winner vs. Game 15 winner, 4:30 p.m. (INT)
  • Game 22 -- Game 15 loser vs. Game 18 loser, 4:30 p.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 23 -- Game 14 winner vs. Game 18 winner, 5:15 p.m. (JH)
  • Game 24 -- Game 10 winner vs. Game 12 winner, 7 p.m. (HS)

 

Saturday
  • Game 25 (fifth-place game) -- Game 16 winner vs. Game 20 winner, 11:30 a.m. (JH)
  • Game 26 -- Game 17 winner vs. Game 22 winner, 11:30 a.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 27 -- Game 21 loser vs. Game 23 loser, 1 p.m. (JH)
  • Game 28 (consolation championship game) -- Game 21 winner vs. Game 23 winner, 1 p.m. (HS)
  • Game 29 (third-place game) -- Game 19 loser vs. Game 24 loser, 2:30 p.m. (HS)
  • Game 30 (championship game) -- Game 19 winner vs. Game 24 winner, 7 p.m. (HS)

 

GIRLS SCHEDULE

Thursday
  • Game 1 -- Chapel Hill vs. Van, 8 a.m. (HS)
  • Game 2 -- John Tyler vs. Tyler Bishop Gorman, 8 a.m. (JH)
  • Game 3 -- Tyler Grace vs. Alba-Golden, 8 a.m. (INT)
  • Game 4 -- Bullard vs. Grand Saline, 8 a.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 5 -- Canton vs. Kaufman, 9:30 a.m. (JH)
  • Game 6 -- Athens vs. Texas High, 9:30 a.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 7 -- Emory Rains vs. Whitehouse, 9:30 a.m. (INT)
  • Game 8 -- Gladewater vs. Brownsboro, 10:45 a.m. (HS)
  • Game 9 -- Pine Tree vs. Neches, noon (JH)
  • Game 10 -- Kerens vs. Gilmer, noon (INT)
  • Game 11 -- Longview vs. Pittsburg, noon (ELEM)
  • Game 12 -- Game 1 loser vs. Game 3 loser, 1:30 p.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 13 -- Game 2 loser vs. Game 5 loser, 2:45 p.m. (JH)
  • Game 14 -- Game 7 loser vs. Game 8 loser, 2:45 p.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 15 -- Martin's Mill vs. Jacksonville, 2:45 p.m. (INT)
  • Game 16 -- Game 3 winner vs. Game 4 winner, 4 p.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 17 -- Game 9 loser vs. Game 10 loser, 4 p.m. (INT)
  • Game 18 -- Game 2 winner vs. Game 5 winner, 4 p.m. (JH)
  • Game 19 -- Game 7 winner vs. Game 8 winner, 5:30 p.m. (HS)
  • Game 20 -- Lewisville Hebron vs. Game 1 winner, 5:30 p.m. (JH)
  • Game 21 -- Game 9 winner vs. Game 10 winner, 5:30 p.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 22 -- Game 6 loser vs. Game 11 loser, 5:30 p.m. (INT)
  • Game 23 -- Game 6 winner vs. Game 11 winner, 7 p.m. (INT)
  • Game 24 -- Georgetown vs. Liberty-Eylau, 7 p.m. (ELEM)

 

Friday
  • Game 25 -- Game 14 winner vs. Game 22 winner, 8:30 a.m. (HS)
  • Game 26 -- Game 4 loser vs. Game 20 loser, 8:30 a.m. (JH)
  • Game 27 -- Game 13 winner vs. Game 15 loser, 9 a.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 28 -- Game 17 winner vs. Game 24 loser, 10 a.m. (JH)
  • Game 29 -- Game 16 loser vs. Game 23 loser, 10:30 a.m. (INT)
  • Game 30 -- Game 12 loser vs. Game 17 loser, 10:30 a.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 31 -- Game 15 winner vs. Game 18 winner, 11:30 a.m. (HS)
  • Game 32 -- Game 13 loser vs. Game 22 loser, noon (INT)
  • Game 33 -- Game 26 loser vs. Game 27 loser, noon (ELEM)
  • Game 34 -- Game 12 winner vs. Game 26 winner, 1:30 p.m. (INT)
  • Game 35 -- Game 21 winner vs. Game 24 winner, 2:15 p.m. (HS)
  • Game 36 -- Game 14 loser vs. Game 28 loser, 2:15 p.m. (JH)
  • Game 37 -- Game 29 winner vs. Game 19 loser, 3 p.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 38 -- Game 25 winner vs. Game 27 winner, 3 p.m. (INT)
  • Game 39 -- Game 19 winner vs. Game 23 winner, 5:15 p.m. (HS)
  • Game 40 -- Game 18 loser vs. Game 21 loser, 6 p.m. (INT)
  • Game 41 -- Game 30 winner vs. Game 32 winner, 6 p.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 42 -- Game 16 winner vs. Game 20 winner, 7 p.m. (JH)

 

Saturday
  • Game 43 -- Game 31 loser vs. Game 40 loser, 8:30 a.m. (HS)
  • Game 44 -- Game 35 loser vs. Game 42 loser, 8:30 a.m. (JH)
  • Game 45 -- Game 28 winner vs. Game 34 winner, 8:30 a.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 46 -- Game 33 winner vs. Game 36 winner, 10 a.m. (JH)
  • Game 47 -- Game 35 winner vs. Game 42 winner, 10 a.m. (HS)
  • Game 48 -- Game 37 winner vs. Game 40 winner, 10 a.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 49 -- Game 31 winner vs. Game 39 winner, 11:30 a.m. (HS)
  • Game 50 (fifth-place game) -- Game 43 winner vs. Game 44 winner, 1 p.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 51 -- Game 41 winner vs. Game 46 winner, 2:30 p.m. (ELEM)
  • Game 52 (consolation championship game) -- Game 38 winner vs. Game 45 winner, 2:30 p.m. (JH)
  • Game 53 (third-place game) -- Game 47 loser vs. Game 49 loser, 4 p.m. (HS)
  • Game 54 (championship game) -- Game 47 winner vs. Game 49 winner, 5:15 p.m. (HS)