Posted On: 03/4/20 1:03 PM

Photo Credit: Savannah Blake // Journal Star

As State Basketball begins Thursday, March 12th, we take a look at the opening round matchups in Class B. 

(#1) Skutt vs. (#8) Norris | 9:00am Pinnacle Bank Arena

The 1st seed vs. 8th seed game is a rematch from February 13th that saw Skutt outlast Norris 41-31. Norris is 1 of 4 teams that has been within ten points of beating undefeated Skutt this year, joining a list of Sergeant Bluff-Luton, IA, Roncalli, and Lincoln Pius X. Norris enters this matchup 18-5 and is lead by a physical, veteran group that will not see themselves as an underdog even though they are the 8 seed. This will be a must-watch game that features Tyson Gordon (Skutt), Andrew Merfeld (Skutt), Charlie Fletcher (Skutt), and Trey Deveaux (Norris).

(#4) Wahoo vs. (#5) Mt. Michael | 10:45am Pinnacle Bank Arena

The 4th vs 5th seed game is another matchup that we actually saw in sub-districts, as (21-5) Mt. Michael was able to beat Wahoo 69-58 behind 22 points from Brad Bennett and 11 points from Kyle Pelan. Wahoo will be sure to

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