By J. Long
I didn’t do so hot on my quarterfinal picks, 5 of 11. But now is my chance to redeem myself.
Semifinals start on Friday, finals are Saturday (third place, noon; championship, 2 p.m.).
Class 6ABlue Valley District Stadium, Overland ParkFriday’s GamesWashburn Rural (18-1) vs. SM Northwest (12-7), 4 p.m.; Lawrence Free State (15-4) vs. Dodge City (16-3), 6.
Pick: Washburn Rural vs. Dodge CityWinner: Washburn Rural
Class 5AHummer Sports Park, TopekaSt. Thomas Aquinas (18-0) vs. Emporia (13-5-1), 5 p.m.; Liberal (16-3) vs. Bishop Miege (14-4), 7.
Pick: St Thomas vs. MiegeWinner: St. Thomas
Class 4-1ACircle Athletic Complex, TowandaRose Hill (16-1) vs. Lenexa St. James (10-9), 5 p.m.; DeSoto (12-7) vs. Berean Academy (14-4), 7.
Pick: Rose Hill vs. Berean AcademyWinner: Rose Hill