Girls basketball tournament week

Girls tournament week will run Jan. 21-26. Here’s a look at our area teams, by tournament.

The Goddard and Argonia girls played last week. Look here to see their results as well as all the boys tournament results.


Haven Wildcat Classic – Cheney and Garden Plain

This is a tough field. Garden Plain (7-2) is the top team in Class 2A, but is seeded No. 6 here. Meanwhile, undefeated Cheney (10-0 at time of seeding) is the No. 2 seed. Both teams are in the same half of the bracket and could face off in the second round.

Garden Plain takes on No. 3 Rose Hill (9-1) at 4:30 p.m. Thursday. In the next game, Cheney opens against No. 7 Andale (4-4) at 6 p.m. Thursday. The other half of the bracket features No. 1 Nickerson (10-0) vs. No. 8 Kingman (4-6), and No. 4 Haven (8-2) vs. No. 5 Moundridge (8-2), also on Thursday. Second-round games are Friday, and the final round is Saturday. The championship game is at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.


Glacier’s Edge, Emporia – Eisenhower

Eisenhower is the No. 4 seed and will face No. 5 Wichita Northwest at 7 p.m. Thursday. The winner will advance to play either No. 1 Derby or No. 8 Shawnee Mission North at 7:45 p.m. Friday. The losing teams will play at 3:15 p.m. Friday. The other half of the bracket features No. 2 Topeka High vs. No. 7 Emporia, and No. 3 Seaman vs. No. 6 Shawnee Mission South. Final-round games are Saturday starting at 11 a.m., with the championship at 2 p.m.

Steve Shepherd’s Tournament, Sedgwick – Clearwater

This tournament was scheduled to start on Tuesday, Jan. 22, but the threat of winter weather forced a change. Now games will be played on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 24-26. The No. 8 Clearwater Indians (1-8) will tip off against No. 1 Inman (9-1) at 6 p.m. Thursday. The winner will play Thursday against either No. 4 Fairfield (6-4) or No. 5 Chaparral (3-7) at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the main gym. The losing teams will play at 7:30 p.m. p.m. in the auxiliary gym. The other half of the bracket features No. 2 Sedgwick (6-3) vs. No. 7 Belle Plain (2-8) and No. 3 Canton-Galva (6-4) vs. No. 6 Independent (2-7). All second-round games are Friday, and final-round games start at 1 p.m. Saturday. The title game is at 5:30 p.m.



Mulvane Wildcat Classic – Conway Springs

This year’s tourney is a round-robin format, with six teams in the field. Conway Springs – the 2018 champion – is in Pool A with Arkansas City and Mulvane. Pool B includes Winfield, Collegiate and Wichita North.

Conway Springs opened the tournament with a 65-43 victory over Arkansas City on Monday. They will face Mulvane at 7:40 p.m. Thursday. A Cardinals’ victory would put them in Saturday’s title game. Saturday’s schedule has the third-place game at 1 p.m., second place at 2:45 p.m., and the championship at 4:30 p.m.


El Dorado – Campus

The Campus Colts are the No. 7 seed at the Lady Cat Classic and had a 1-6 record at the time of seedings. They will face No. 2 Mill Valley (9-1) at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. A win would mean a 6 p.m. Friday game against either No. 3 Circle (8-2) or No. 6 Gardner-Edgerton (1-6). The losing teams will face off at 4:30 p.m. Thursday. The other half of the bracket has No. 1 Maize South (8-0) vs. No. 8 El Dorado (0-10) and No. 4 Augusta (6-3) vs. No. 5 Wichita East (5-5). Saturday’s final-round games begin at 1:30 p.m.