MHS boys draw Labette; girls to play Wellington

By Steve Sell
March 05, 2017

As expected, the McPherson High boys have drawn Labette County on Wednesday for the Class 4A Division I State Tournament basketball opener at Salina, while the girls begin play Thursday against Wellington in a bit of a surprise.

The MHS boys are 18-4 and Labette County is 11-11 and the teams clash at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. If MHS wins, it plays at 4:45 p.m. Friday.

The McPherson girls have drawn the 8:15 game on Thursday against Wellington, which upset Rose Hill on Saturday to advance. A victory over the 17-5 Crusaders and they would play at 6:30 p.m. Friday.

Here is the boys bracket:

3:00 — Kansas City Piper (20-2) vs. Andover Central (6-14)

4:45 — McPherson (18-4) vs. Labette County (11-11)

6:30 — Abilene (19-3) vs. Mulvane (9-13)

8:15 — Miege (19-3) vs. Louisburg (10-12)

Here is the girls bracket:

3:00 — Kansas City Piper (21-1) vs. Abilene (16-6)

4:45 — Miege (19-3) vs. Paola (18-4)

6:30 — Circle (20-2) vs. Labette County (17-5)

8:15 — McPherson (19-3) vs. Wellington (17-5)


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