The schools won't, however, play one another—each is in a different Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association classification, based upon school population.
Check the .pdf documents in the gallery above to see the full bracket for each division.
Boys and girls games both start this afternoon—here's a rundown of who's playing, and where:
- in Class 1A girls basketball, Overlea's 10th-seed Lady Falcons will take on seventh seed Havre de Grace in Harford County. The winner is set to battle No. 2 New Town on its home court in Owings Mills on Feb. 27
- in Class 1A boys basketball, the fourth-seed Overlea Falcons have earned a first round bye and will take on Havre de Grace at home on Feb. 28. The winner of the Overlea-Havre de Grace contest moves on to play the winner of a contest between No. 3 Bohemia Manor and No. 6 Sparrows Point.
- in Class 2A girls basketball, Loch Raven's 8th-seed Lady Raiders take on Dundalk at home. If they pull out a win, they'll have to travel to face No. 1 Randallstown on Feb. 27.
- in Class 2A boys basketball, the 10th-seed Loch Raven Raiders visit seventh-seed Lansdowne. The winner of that game will face Edmondson/Westside on Feb. 28.
- in Class 3A girls basketball, Parkville's 10th-seed Lady Knights visit seventh-seed Patterson. The winner will advance and play the winner of a contest between No. 2 Milford Mill and 15th-seed City on Feb. 27.
- in Class 3A boys basketball, the 11th-seed Parkville Knights will visit sixth-seed Digital Harbor. The winner will advance and play the winner of a contest between No. 3 City and 13th-seed North Harford on Feb. 28.
Stay tuned to Patch to keep up on results from this year's tournament, and cheer on your team as they try to make it to the state championship.
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