By Mike Bruu, TSB Staff
This Thursday through Saturday, all three McKinney ISD high schools will host a multiple of teams in the 2012 MISD Invitational. Every year teams from all over the Metroplex come out to McKinney to compete in one of the most competitive early season tournaments of the year.
On Thursday, McKinney High School will host Sulphur Springs at 11 a.m. at the MHS softball field, then turn around and play Stony Point at 7 for the nightcap. Friday morning, the Lionettes will battle Lubbock Monterey at 11 a.m., traveling across the state in order to play in the weekend tournament.
For McKinney North, the Lady Bulldogs have an early morning on Thursday when they host Plano at 9 a.m. On Friday, North plays a doubleheader at 5 and 7 p.m., battling Crowley and Pilot Point, respectively.
The only current 5A school in the city, McKinney Boyd, plays host to some steep competition at Bronco Field when it plays two games on Thursday afternoon, the first at 3 p.m. vs. Carrollton Creekview, followed by Burkburnett at 5. On Friday, the Lady Broncos tangle with Flower Mound Marcus at 1 p.m.
The results from Thursday and Friday will determine the matchups and times for Saturday’s contests.
All three McKinney schools look to make its final tune-ups this weekend before each team begins their district schedules the following week.
Stay tuned for updates later this week from the MISD Softball Invitational.