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Firebirds seeded 2nd, Lions 8th at state basketball

March 4, 2018


After losing by three points in the Class 6A state championship game last season, Lawrence High's boys basketball team will receive a rematch in the first round of state tournament against Blue Valley Northwest.

The Lions (13-9) were seeded eighth in the boys bracket and will face top-seeded BV Northwest (18-4) at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Wichita State's Koch Arena.

Free State's boys basketball team (17-5) is seeded second and will open against Wichita South (13-9) at 3 p.m. Thursday. The Firebirds placed third at state last year.

Among area teams, Baldwin's girls basketball team (21-1) is the No. 1 seed in 4A-II will face Frontenac (9-13) in the first round at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Emporia's White Auditorium. In 3A, Perry-Lecompton's boys basketball team (20-3) is seeded sixth and will play Cheney (21-2) at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday at Hutchinson Sports Arena.


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