Wichita Heights, Maize and Manhattan currently are the frontrunners for the top seed of the upcoming McPherson Invitational, scheduled for Jan 19-21 at the Roundhouse.
Heights and Maize lead the way at 5-1, a half-game up on 4-1 Manhattan.
McPherson High is 4-3. Other records are Shawnee Mission East (2-2), Hutchinson (2-3), Blue Valley West (2-3) and Mill Valley (1-4).
The pairings will be announced on Jan. 11.