Well, the madness begins tonight and it’s not yet March, but the High School basketball playoffs for the upper levels starts this evening with the ‘Play-In’ round for the IMC 2nd and 3rd place Girl’s teams.
The Lady Ravens of Ridgeview, who finished 2nd in the league are hosting Putnam tonight at 530. Meantime, Summit travels over the hill to play at Hillsboro. The 8 winners of tonight’s Play-In calendar will join the 8 automatic qualifiers in the OSAA State 1st Round of bracket play Friday night.
Tomorrow night, the Bend boy’s host St. Helens and Summit visits Parkrose for a shot to advance to Saturday night’s 1st round playoff.
The other local teams still alive in postseason will play Friday and Saturday night. That includes Madras girls, and the Madras and Sister’s boys teams.