Girls’ state basketball starts this week in Lincoln

Girls’ state basketball starts this week in Lincoln

The 2018 NSAA Girls State Basketball tournament starts this week in Lincoln. 48 schools from six different classes will compete from March 1-3, with all six championship games being played on Saturday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. All of Saturday’s games will be televised on NET.

Here’s a list of all the games involving schools in the KLIN listening area taking place on Thursday:

Class A

  • #1 Millard South vs. #8 Lincoln High, 2 p.m. (Pinnacle Bank Arena)
  • #5 Papillion-La Vista vs. #4 Lincoln East, 3:45 p.m (Pinnacle Bank Arena)
  • #3 Millard North vs. #6 Lincoln Southwest, 7 p.m. (Pinnacle Bank Arena)
  • #7 Lincoln Pius X vs. #2 Westside, 8:45 p.m. (Pinnacle Bank Arena)

Class A semifinals will be played on Friday at 7 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The championship is set for Saturday at 6:30 p.m..

Class B

  • #7 Elkhorn South vs. #2 Seward, 10:45 a.m. (Pinnacle Bank Arena)
  • #1 Sidney vs. #8 Beatrice, 8:45 p.m. (Bob Devaney Sports Center)

Class B semifinals will be played on Friday at 2 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The championship is set for Saturday at 1 p.m.

Class C1

  • #3 Lincoln Christian vs. #6 Auburn, 9 a.m. (Bob Devaney Sports Center)
  • #7 Grand Island Central Catholic vs. Bishop Neumann, 10:45 a.m. (Bob Devaney Sports Center)
  • #5 Scotus vs. #4 Wahoo, 3:45 p.m (Bob Devaney Sports Center)

Class C1 semifinals will be played on Friday at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. at Pinnacle Bank Arena. The championship is set for Saturday at 9 a.m.

Class C2, D1 and D2 matchups, along with the full bracket, can be found here.

KLIN will have scoring updates on Thursday and Friday mornings from 6-9 on LNK Today with Jack and Friends and on Thursday and Friday afternoons at 5:35 p.m. on DriveTime Lincoln. We’ll also update scores here on this article.