By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:
The Iowa high school athletic association has released its’ boys basketball district pairings for 1A and 2A class schools.
First round play starts on Monday night Feb. 17th. The format of the first two rounds being hosted at one site featuring doubleheaders returns this year.
In class 1A district 6, North Linn and East Buchanan will meet in the early game at Central high school in Elkader. Ed-Co will take on the host school in the second game. Other area teams in that district include Starmont and Maquoketa Valley, both who receive first round byes. The Stars will travel to Jesup facing Wapsie Valley at 6:30pm on Thursday night the 20th, while the Wildcats will be in Postville that same night and matching-up with Lansing Kee in the early game.
In class 2A district 8, Monticello will face Alburnett in Dyersville followed by Beckman playing Bellevue on the 17th. The winners will face Clayton Ridge and Cascade respectively on the 20th back at Beckman high school.
For complete listings of all the parings, visit the IHSAA’s website at www.iahsaa.org
Class 3A and 4A pairings will be announced later this week.