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Class 4A girls pairings released

Photo by Heidi Bowman

Washington's Addison Six goes to the floor for a loose ball as Fairfield's Shay Drish attempts to tie her up as Hannah Simpson watches.
Photo by Heidi Bowman Washington's Addison Six goes to the floor for a loose ball as Fairfield's Shay Drish attempts to tie her up as Hannah Simpson watches.

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union has released its pairings for Class 4A for the 2019-20 postseason basketball season.

The state put five of the six Southeast Conference schools in Region 5.

In Region 6, SEC member Washington, which currently has a record of 11-8, will host a first-round game at 7 p.m. Wednesday against Newton (7-13). The winner of that game will play at Marion (19-0) Saturday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. The other half of the bracket has Oskaloosa (1-18) at Pella (11-9) with the winner playing at Clear Creek-Amana (16-4). The regional championship will be played at the highest remaing seed at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25. The winner advances to the state tournament.

Region 5’s first round has Mt. Pleasant (6-14) and Ft. Madison (6-13) playing at Mt. Pleasant at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The winner will play at North Scott (19-0) Saturday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. The other side of the bracket has Burlington (2-13) at Fairfield (12-7) at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The winner plays at Keokuk (16-3) at 5 p.m. Saturday Feb. 22. The Region 5 championship and the game to go to state will be played at the highest remaining seed at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25.