Basketball Postseason is upon us – District Matchups Announced

Boy, how time flies.  It seems like we were just finished the Tournaments to start the season.  But, just like that Districts are just about here.  Small schools can open district play THIS SATURDAY.

Blue Eye will get the opportunity to host the Class 2 District 11 Tournament.  The host Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs received the top seeds in their respective brackets.

The girls side will get underway on Saturday with three games.  (Blue Eye as the top seed, gets a bye in the seven seed tournament, due to the fact that Marionville chose not to field a Varsity team this year.

Fourth seeded Verona will take on Number 5 Galena at 1:00.  That will be followed by 2) Miller vs 7) School of the Ozarks at 2:15.  In the final game of the day 3) Crane will play 6) Billings.

Blue Eye will play the Verona vs Galena winner on Tuesday at six and Miller/SofO vs Crane /Billings will follow.  The Championship game is scheduled for Next Friday at 5:30.

The Boys side of that District will start on Monday.  1) Blue Eye vs 8) Miller starts it off at 4:00 followed by 4)School of the Ozarks vs 5)Verona at 5:30.  Crane is the number two seed and plays #7 Galena at 7:00 and the late game will feature 3)Billings vs 6)Marionville.

The semis are scheduled for next Wednesday with Blue Eye/Miller facing SofO/Verona at 6 and Crane/Galena vs Billings/Marionville at 7:30.  Championship will follow the girls on Friday Night

The Class 3 District 11 Tournament is being hosted by Strafford this year.    The Lady Indians, are one of the best teams in the nation at any class and are the overwhelming number one seed on the girls side.  The Springfield Catholic Boys get the nod on in their Tournament.

The Girls Tournament starts on Monday with all four first round games.   Strafford will play Hollister at 4 followed by 4)Catholic vs 5)Buffalo at 5:30.  Second seeded Clever will take on 7) Ash Grove at 7 and the late game will feature 3) Fair Grove and 6)Forsyth.

Semi-Finals will take place on Wednesday.  Strafford/Hollister vs Catholic/Buffalo at 6 and Clever/Ash Grove vs Fair Grove/Forsyth at 7:30.  The Championship game is scheduled for Saturday Afternoon at 3.

The boys will take the court on Tuesday.  Top Seeded Catholic will play Buffalo at 4 and 4)Forsyth gets a rematch with 5)Clever at 5:30.  Second seeded Strafford vs 7) Ash Grove will tip around 7 and the late game will be 3)Fair Grove and 6) Hollister.

Thursday Night will be semi-final night for the guys.  Catholic/Buffalo vs Forsyth/Clever at 6 and Strafford/Ash Grove vs Fair Grove/Hollister at 7:30.  The boys will play their Championship game following the girls game on Saturday.

The Class 4 and 5 districts featuring out local teams will be seeded today and tonight.  They can start as early as Next Saturday.

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