Archive for Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Tonganoxie boys to host sub-state opener

THS girls will play at Sumner

February 23, 2011

The Class 4A Piper sub-state basketball brackets were released Wednesday morning and Tonganoxie High’s boys will get to host a first-round game.

As expected, the THS boys will play Jeff West. The Chieftains and Tigers both had eight wins, but JWHS had one more loss, which gave Tonganoxie the No. 4 seed and a 7 p.m. Monday home game to open the postseason.

The THS girls will have to play their first-round game on the road as the No. 6 seed in their bracket. At 7 p.m. on Tuesday, the Chieftains will play at No. 3 Sumner Academy, in Kansas City, Kan.

Should the Tonganoxie boys win against Jeff West, they would most likely face No. 1 seed Sumner Academy in the semifinals. Sumner plays host to one-win Atchison in the first round.

If the THS girls are able to knock off Sumner on the road, they would face the winner of a first-round game between No. 2 seed Bonner Springs and No. 7 Piper.

The sub-state semifinals and finals will be played at Piper, in Kansas City, Kan. The semifinals in the boys bracket will be played Thursday and the girls will have their second-round games on Friday. Both the boys and girls finals will be Saturday.

Boys bracket

Monday — Top seed plays host

No.1 Sumner Academy (16-3) vs. No. 8 Atchison (1-18)

No. 4 Tonganoxie (8-11) vs. No. 5 Jeff West (8-12)

No. 2 Basehor-Linwood (16-3) vs. No. 7 Piper (4-13)

No. 3 Bonner Springs (13-5) vs. No. 6 Bishop Ward (6-12)

Thursday — At Piper

Sumner/Atchison vs. Tonganoxie/Jeff West

Basehor-Linwood/Piper vs. Bonner Springs/Bishop Ward

Saturday — At Piper

Sub-state final tips at 7:30 p.m.

Girls bracket

Tuesday — Top seed plays host

No. 1 Basehor-Linwood (15-4) vs. No. 8 Jeff West (3-17)

No. 4 Atchison (9-10) vs. No. 5 Bishop Ward (8-11)

No. 2 Bonner Springs (13-5) vs. No. 7 Piper (5-13)

No. 3 Sumner Academy (13-6) vs. No. 6 Tonganoxie (8-11)

Friday — At Piper

Basehor-Linwood/Jeff West vs. Atchison/Bishop Ward

Bonner Springs/Piper vs. Sumner/Tonganoxie

Saturday — At Piper

Sub-state final tips at 6 p.m.

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