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Top-seeded West teams open CIC play Monday

West High's top-seeded basketball teams will enjoy a home-court advantage at next week's Cook Inlet Conference basketball tournament.

Both of the Eagles teams will be in action Monday when the tournament tips off at West High.

The undefeated West girls take on winless Service at 5:30 p.m., and the boys go up against winless South at 7 p.m.

The tournament feature one girls game and one boys game a day through Thursday, with semifinals on Friday. Titles games are Saturday, with the girls playing at 5:30 p.m. and the boys at 7.

The top two teams are guarantees spots in the March 20-22 state tournament. Six of the eight state tournament berths will be decided by conference tournaments; the remaining two berths will be awarded to the highest remaining teams in the Winning Percentage Index (WPI) rankings.

Cook Inlet Conference basketball championships

All games at West High

Boys

Monday's game

7 p.m. -- West (12-2) vs. South (0-14)

Tuesday's game

7 p.m. -- Service (11-3) vs. Chugiak (3-11)

Wednesday's game

East (11-3) vs. Eagle River (4-10)

Thursday's games

Bartlett (9-5) vs. Dimond (6-8)

Friday's semifinals

4:30 p.m. -- Service-Chugiak winner vs. East-Eagle River winner

7 p.m. -- West-South winner vs. Bartlett-Dimond winner

Girls

Monday's game

5:30 p.m. -- West (14-0) vs. Service (0-14)

Tuesday's game

5:30 p.m. -- Dimond (10-4) vs. Eagle River (2-12)

Wednesday's game

5:30 p.m. -- East (10-4) vs. Bartlett (5-9)

Thursday's game

5:30 p.m. -- Chugiak (8-6) vs. South (7-7)

Friday's semifinals

3 p.m. -- Dimond-Eagle River winner vs. East-Bartlett winner

6 p.m. -- West-Service winner vs. Chugiak-South winner


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