Wheaton, Exeter prep for playoffs
District tourney opens Saturday in Willard
For the Wheaton and Exeter girls basketball teams, the season comes down to a series of one-game playoffs beginning Saturday in Willard with the Class 1, District 5 tournament.
Action begins on Saturday with No. 1 seed Walnut Grove and No. 8 seed Everton tipping off at 9:30 a.m., followed by No. 4 seed Exeter and No. 5 seed Golden City at 11 a.m.
The winners of those two games meet in the semifinal on Monday at 6 p.m.
No. 2 seed Wheaton and No. 7 seed Greenfield play at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, followed by No. 3 seed Dadeville and No. 6 seed Hurley at 5 p.m.
The winner will play the second semifinal on Monday at 7:30 p.m.
The championship is set for Thursday at 6 p.m.