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Archive for Sunday, February 28, 1999

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February 28, 1999

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Both city high schools will send their boys' and girls' basketball teams to Olathe later this week for Class 6A sub-state tournaments.

Free State's boys (7-13) will meet Olathe East (11-9) for the second time in a week and third time this season.

The Firebirds, who have lost twice to the Hawks, will play Olathe East at O-East at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The Free State-East winner will meet the Leavenworth-Olathe North winner at 7:30 p.m. Saturday for a spot in the 6A state tournament. Leavenworth is the top seed at 19-1.

At Olathe South on Thursday, the LHS boys (5-15) will play Shawnee Mission Northwest (13-7). Tipoff is 7:30 p.m.

Northwest, which has lost four in a row, beat LHS 40-39 on Feb. 9. The LHS-Northwest winner will play the Olathe South-Topeka winner at 7:30 p.m. Saturday for a state tournament berth. Host O-South is the top seed at 16-4.

Free State's girls (8-12) will play Topeka (7-13) at 6 p.m. on Friday at Olathe South. The winner will play the Olathe South-Leavenworth winner at 6 p.m. Saturday in the sub-state final. Host O-South is the top seed at 17-3.

Lawrence High's girls (6-14) will meet Olathe East (11-9) at 6 p.m. Friday at O-East. The winner will face the Shawnee Mission Northwest-Olathe North winner at 6 p.m. Saturday. Northwest is the top seed at 13-7.

High School Basketball Sub-States

CLASS 6A

BOYS

At Olathe East

Thursday's Games

Leavenworth (19-1) v. Olathe North (5-15), 6 p.m.

Olathe East (11-9) v. Free State (7-13), 7:30 p.m.

Saturday's Game

Championship, 7:30 p.m.

At Olathe South

Thursday's Games

Olathe South (16-4) v. Topeka (5-15), 6 p.m.

SM Northwest (13-7) v. Lawrence (5-15), 7:30 p.m.

Saturday's Game

Championship, 7:30 p.m.

GIRLS

At Olathe South

Friday's Games

Free State (8-12) v. Topeka (7-13), 6 p.m.

Olathe South (17-3) v. Leavenworth (2-18), 7:30 p.m.

Saturday's Game

Championship, 6 p.m.

At Olathe East

Friday's Games

Olathe East (11-9) v. Lawrence (6-14), 6 p.m.

Shawnee Mission Northwest (13-7) v. Olathe North (5-14), 7:30 p.m.

Saturday's Game

Championship, 6 p.m.

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