DES MOINES - The pairings for the Girls' High School Regional Basketball Tournaments were announced on Monday. Here are the opening games for the teams in the Chronicle Times' coverage area:
In Class 1A, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn will play Remsen St. Mary's at Marcus on Thursday, February 7th, with the winner to play West Sioux at Hawarden on Tuesday, Feb. 12th. River Valley will play Remsen Union on Thursday, Feb. 7th at Remsen, and the winner of that game will meet the winner of the Kingsley-Pierson-Whiting game on Tuesday, Feb. 12th in Remsen.
In Class 2A, South O'Brien drew a first-round bye, and they will face the winner of the Feb. 7 game between Boyden-Hull and Sibley-Ocheyedan on Feb. 12th in Paullina.
Alta-Aurelia will play Ridge View in Holstein in first-round play on Saturday, Feb. 9th, with the winner to meet Hinton on Feb. 12th in Hinton.
In Class 3-A, Cherokee will meet Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove in first round action in Ida Grove on Saturday, Feb. 9th, with the winner of that game meeting the winner of the MOC/Floyd Valley- Sergeant Bluff-Luton game in Orange City on Wednesday, Feb. 13th.