District 1A fields set


Five Grays Harbor teams will enter double-elimination play in District IV Class 1A basketball tournaments within the next 48 hours.

Hoquiam’s boys will face La Center in a district quarterfinal scheduled for 6:30 tonight at Chehalis. Ironically, the Grizzly girls will also take on La Center at 6:30 on Friday at Centralia.

Montesano’s boys will journey to Kelso to face Trico League champion Kalama at 8 tonight.

East County rivals Elma and Montesano will square off in a girls quarterfinal scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday at Centralia.

The double-elimination tournaments run through Feb. 16, with the top four finishers advancing to regionals the following weekend.

Pairings:

Boys

Thursday

At Chehalis: 6:30 p.m. — Hoquiam vs. La Center. 8 p.m. — Tenino vs. Woodland. At Kelso: 6:30 p.m. — Toledo vs. Forks. 8 p.m. — Montesano vs. Kalama.

Girls

Friday

At Centralia: 6:30 p.m. — Hoquiam vs. La Center. 8 p.m. — Elma vs. Montesano. At R.A. Long: 6:30 p.m. — Woodland vs. Rochester. 8 p.m. — Castle Rock vs. Rainier.