The pairings for the Iowa Girls High School basketball tournaments have been released.
For the teams in the Chronicle Times coverage area:
In Class 1A, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn will play Granville Spalding Catholic in first-round action at Marcus on Thursday, February 10, and the winner of that game will meet the winner of the Ruthven-Ayrshire/Clay Central-Everly game on Tuesday Feb. 15, also in Marcus.
River Valley will meet Whiting on Thursday, Feb. 10 in Mapleton. Remsen St. Mary's plays Kingsley-Pierson that night as well, and the winner of the RSM/K-P game will meet Le Mars Gehlen Catholic on Saturday, Feb. 12, with the winner of the Saturday game taking on the winner of Thursday's RV-Whiting game at LeMars Gehlen on Tuesday, Feb. 15.
In Class 2A, Alta-Aurelia will host Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn in Alta on Saturday, Feb. 12, with the winner going on to meet the Okoboji-Sioux Central winner on Tuesday, Feb. 15 in Sioux Rapids.
The South O'Brien girls will meet Ridge View in Holstein on Feb. 12, and Cherokee Washington will play #1-ranked Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove the same night in Ida Grove. The winners of those two contests meet in Ida Grove on Tuesday, Feb. 15.
The winners from each of these Districts will meet in Cherokee on Friday Feb. 18, and the winner of that game will take on the winner of the LeMars Distict in the Regional Final game on Monday Feb. 21 at Cherokee Washington High School.