Class AA Girls District 1 and District 2 Seeding Scenarios
The regular season for the Sioux Falls basketball teams came to a close on Saturday, but positions are still at hand for other teams heading into the Districts.
District play will begin this upcoming Friday. Teams who win their district will automatically earn a spot at the State Tournament in March. However, for teams that don't, schools are able to still get in without winning the district in a double elimination style format.
District 1AA's top two teams are finalized. Sioux Falls O'Gorman (17-3, 44.00 seed points) is the top seed for their bracket. Sioux Falls Roosevelt (9-11, 40.85) is locked into the second seed. Watertown and Brookings both have one final game to play this season. Watertown faces Harrisburg on Tuesday night, while Brookings has a date with Aberdeen Central. If Brookings wins, they will clinch the 3rd seed regardless of the outcome of the Watertown game. The only way Watertown can be the 3rd seed is by winning plus a Brookings loss. Both teams would be tied in seed points if they both win/both lose leading to the tiebreaker in favor of Brookings who has defeated Watertown twice.
District 1AA (First Round = Monday, February 27)
- Sioux Falls O'Gorman (Locked) vs. 4th Seed
- Sioux Falls Roosevelt (Locked) vs. 3rd Seed
- Brookings (Win OR Watertown loss) / Watertown (With Win + Brookings Loss)
- Watertown (Loss OR Brookings win) / Brookings (Loss + Watertown Win)
Sioux Falls Washington, Sioux Falls Lincoln, and Brandon Valley have all finished their schedule in District 2AA. Washington (18-2, 45.75 seed points) is the top seed, while Lincoln (15-5, 43.85) is locked in second. Brandon Valley (13-7, 41.35) awaits their fate based on the upcoming Harrisburg/Watertown game on Tuesday night. Harrisburg (13-6, 41.37) is able to secure the 3rd seed with a win over Watertown. However, Harrisburg would fall to the 4th seed with a loss. The Yankton Bucks are locked in 5th and will travel to play in the play-in-game on Friday night.
District 2AA (Play-in-Game Friday, February 26. First Round Monday, February 27)
Play-in-Game (Friday, February 26)
Yankton @ Brandon Valley (if Harrisburg beats Watertown) OR Yankton @ Harrisburg (if Watertown defeats Harrisburg)
First Round (Monday, February 29)
Winner of Play in Game @ Sioux Falls Washington
Harrisburg/Brandon Valley @ Sioux Falls Lincoln