SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA (KPLC) - Southwest Louisiana was well represented Monday when the Louisiana High School Athletic Association released the boys basketball playoff pairings.
Twenty-five teams from the Lake Area made the postseason. The first-round games are set for Friday, the regional round is scheduled for Tuesday, March 4, and the quarterfinals are set for Friday, March 7.
The semifinals and finals are scheduled for Tuesday-Saturday, March 11-15 at Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles.
In Class 5A, the Lake Area was shutout as Sulphur, Barbe and Sam Houston failed to make the playoffs.
In Class 4A, Washington-Marion, LaGrange and Leesville made the postseason.
In Class 3A, St. Louis, Westlake, Jennings and Iowa made the playoffs.
In Class 2A, Welsh, Rosepine and Vinton got in.
In Class 1A, Hamilton Christian, Oberlin, Elton and Merryville are in.
In Class B, Fairview, Pitkin, Hathaway, Lacassine, Bell City made the playoffs.
In Class C, Elizabeth grabbed the top seed and a bye and was joined in the postseason by Hackberry, Johnson Bayou, Starks, Reeves and Singer.
No. 17 LaGrange at No. 16 Karr
No. 22 Leesville at No. 11 Northside
No. 27 Teurlings Catholic at No. 6 Washington-Marion
No. 21 Jennings at No. 12 Port Barre
No. 22 Madison at No. 11 Westlake
No. 23 Iowa at No. 10 St. Louis
No. 26 Vinton at No. 7 Welsh
No. 18 Rosepine at No. 15 Northlake Christian
No. 25 Elton at No. 8 Hamilton Christian
No. 30 Merryville at No. 3 Madison Prep
No. 22 Mangham at No. 11 Oberlin
No. 29 Holden at No. 4 Fairview
No. 30 Pitkin at No. 3 Anacoco
No. 27 Hathaway at No. 6 Simsboro
No. 23 Stanley at No. 10 Lacassine
No. 15 Bell City at No. 18 Dodson
No. 1 Elizabeth, bye
No. 25 Hackberry at No. 8 Ebarb
No. 21 Kilbourne at No. 12 Johnson Bayou
No. 20 Starks at No. 13 Georgetown
No. 23 Epps at No. 10 Reeves