The pairings were announced Saturday for the Boys Basketball state tournament. Cathedral is seeded 5th in Class AA and will play 4th seeded Esko Wednesday night at 8pm at Target Center. Hear the game on AM 1390-Granite City Sports.

Cathedral and Esko played in late February with Esko winning at home 59-56 on February 23. Cathedral is 25-5 and is making their 2nd straight state tournament appearance. The top seed in Class AA is Minnehaha Academy.

Sauk Rapids-Rice is unseeded and will play 2nd seeded Austin at 2pm Wednesday at Williams Arena in Class 3A. The Storm are 21-8 while the Austin Packers are 26-2. Hear the game on AM 1390-Granite City Sports.