The seeding of the six teams involved in next week’s Class AAA, Region II, Section 1 boys basketball tournament has been announced and Martinsburg (19-2 overall) has the No.1 seed. Washington is seeded second. Hedgesville is third. Jefferson has the fourth seed. Musselman will come in with the No. 5 seed, and Hampshire will have the sixth seed.
Play begins on Monday, February 27, with a pair of 7 p.m. games. Hampshire will be at Hedgesville and Musselman will be at Jefferson that night.
In the second round games on Wednesday, February 29, it will be the Hedgesville vs. Hampshire winner traveling to Charles Town to face Washington and the Jefferson vs. Musselman winner traveling to Martinsburg to face the Bulldogs. The Sectional title game is scheduled for Friday, March 2 at Martinsburg. All games have a 7 p.m. start time.
Both finalists will enter the Region II tournament and face both the winner and runner-up from Section 2 where the competing teams are Bridgeport, Buckhannon, Robert Byrd, Elkins, and Lewis County. Two teams from Region II will play in the eight-team state tournament.