A pair of Southern Arizona girls basketball teams will hit the road Friday night as they attempt to pull off the improbable: upset a top seed.
Ninth-seeded Ironwood Ridge will face No. 1 Gilbert Mesquite at 6:30 p.m. in the second round of the Class 5A state playoffs. In Class 4A, ninth-seeded Canyon del Oro will head to Cave Creek Cactus Shadows, another No. 1 seed, at the same time.
A look at Friday's games — and some of today's early results. Check Tucson.com tonight for more.
Class 2A state playoffs, first round:
No. 11 Rancho Solano Prep 71, No. 6 St. Augustine 57
Class 1A state playoffs , first round:
No. 1 The Gregory School 78, No. 16 Bagdad 60
Up next: No. 1 The Gregory School vs. No 8 Joseph City at Yavapai Community College, 4:30 p.m.
No. 8 Joseph City 61, No. 9 Immaculate Heart 47
Class 6A state playoffs, second round:
No. 5 Tucson High at No. 4 Gilbert Millennium, 6:30 p.m.
Class 5A state playoffs, second round:
No. 9 Ironwood Ridge at No. 1 Gilbert Mesquite, 6:30 p.m.
No. 5 Marana at No. 4 Scottsdale Chaparral, 6:30 p.m.
Class 4A state playoffs, second round:
No. 9 Canyon del Oro at No. 1 Cave Creek Cactus Shadows, 6:30 p.m.
No. 5 Pueblo at No. 4 Flagstaff, 6:30 p.m.
Class 3A state playoffs, second round:
No. 14 Tanque Verde vs. No. 3 Chinle at Ganado High School, 6:30 p.m.
Class 1A state playoffs, first round:
No. 3 The Gregory School 34, No. 14 Duncan 22
Up next: No. 3 The Gregory School vs. Anthem Prep/St. David winner at Yavapai Community College, 10:30 a.m.
No. 13 Greyhills Academy 42, No. 4 Immaculate Heart 30