Class 1A, 2A boys’ pairings released
Class 1A and 2A boys’ basketball district pairings were recently announced by the Iowa High School Athletic Association. The first round of postseason action is set to begin Monday.
Maharishi School, Pekin and Van Buren have all been grouped together in Class 1A District 9. Cardinal has been placed in Class 2A District 12.
Maharishi School opens the District 9 bracket with an away game vs. Winfield-Mount Union of the SEISC North. The winner will travel to face Keota Thursday, Feb. 14.
Pekin kicks off the postseason Feb. 14 at home against conference foe WACO. The Panthers have beaten WACO in both previous meetings this season.
Van Buren, meanwhile, will play Holy Trinity, which has won both the teams’ previous meetings, in Fort Madison Feb. 14.
In Class 2A, Cardinal hosts Albia Monday, with the winner advancing to the semifinal round Feb. 14 against host PCM at Monroe.
All postseason games have a scheduled tip-off time of 7 p.m.