TOPEKA – The Kansas State High School Activities Association has announced the tournament times and pairings for area high schools competing at state this week.
The Class 4A-Division II state tournament will take place at the Tony’s Pizza Arena (formerly the Bicentennial Center) in Salina on Friday and Saturday. On day one, the #7 seed El Dorado Lady Wildcats will take on #2 Independence at 9:30 AM, followed by a 10:30 AM appearance against #3 Ulysses. After a break, El Dorado will meet #6 Wellington at 12:30 PM.
On the other side of the same bracket, #1 Rose Hill will take on #8 Bishop Miege at 9:30 AM, #5 Basehor-Linwood at 11:30 AM, and #4 Louisburg at 1:3o PM.
The Class 2A state tournament will take place at the William A. White Auditorium in downtown Emporia. #8 seed Bluestem will have their work cut out for them in the first round, taking on #1 Goessel. The Lady Bluebirds are undefeated on the year, coming into Friday’s match with a 39-0 record. Following that match, the Lady Lions will take on Smith Center at 5:30 PM, and then round out first day action with a 7:30PM matchup with Meade.
The Class 5A state tournament will be held at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, with Andover as Butler County’s lone representative. The #5 seed Lady Trojans open up the tournament on Friday with an 8:30 AM matchup against #4 Lansing. After a break, they’ll play an 11:30 matchup with #1 Goddard, and round out day one action with a 12:30 PM matchup against Leavenworth.