There are no losing teams in next week’s Mid America Classic as pairings for the 23rd annual event were released today.
The tournament begins Jan. 25 at the Roundhouse and runs three days.
Tourney host McPherson High (9-1) is the top seed and will play Shawnee Mission South (4-4) in next Thursday’s 7:30 game. Defending tourney champion Olathe South (7-2) is on MHS’ side of the bracket and plays the 6:00 game Thursday against Ulysses (7-4).
On the other side of the bracket, 7-1 Manhattan takes on Shawnee Mission Northwest (6-3) at 3:00, while Hays (8-1) is matched against Wichita Northwest (5-5) at 4:30.
Game times are the same for Friday, with two consolation games followed by two winner’s bracket games.
Saturday’s action starts at 2:00 and there will be four games, with the title game at 7:15.