Free State High at Olathe South
Free State will try to avenge its only loss at 7 tonight in Olathe. O-South defeated the Firebirds, 77-57, in the semifinals of the Olathe South Invitational. ... FSHS has won four straight since then, including Tuesday's 54-51 home victory over Olathe East. ... Brady Morningstar led Free State (6-1) with 24 points against O-East. ... O-South defeated FSHS, 76-56, in the only meeting last season. ... Top-ranked Olathe South (6-1) suffered its first loss, 43-30, Wednesday against Shawnee Mission West (5-2). Clint McFall led South with 11 points in the loss.
Lawrence High at Olathe Northwest
LHS (5-2) closed 2004 with back-to-back losses to Lee's Summit (Mo.) North and rival Free State, but the Lions have started January with impressive wins over Leavenworth and Shawnee Mission Northwest. The Lions tripped the third-ranked Pioneers, 67-61, Jan. 7 at Leavenworth and routed previously unbeaten SMNW, 60-43, Tuesday at LHS. ... Olathe Northwest (0-6) has lost to Olathe North and Shawnee Mission North by a total of six points in its last two games. ... LHS defeated ONW, 64-47, last season. ... Tipoff is 7 tonight.
Seabury Academy at Barstow
Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 tonight in Kansas City, Mo. ... Barstow defeated Seabury, 30-28, last year in Lawrence. ... The Seahawks (1-6) have lost five in a row. ... Seabury's last two losses -- to Englewood Christian and Flint Hills -- were by a combined seven points. ... Seabury's game Tuesday at McLouth was postponed until Feb. 3 because of the weather.
Flint Hills at Veritas
Veritas (5-2) had its five-game winning streak snapped Tuesday in a 80-67 loss to Eagle Heights Christian in Kansas City, Mo. ... Mark Randtke led Veritas with 24 points, and Paul Kempf had 21 in the loss. .. The Eagles will try to rebound at 7:30 tonight at Haskell Indian Nations University. ... Veritas defeated Flint Hills, 68-40, last month in the Flint Hills tournament. ... The teams split two games last season.