Girls' WIAA basketball tournament kicks-off in Madison
The state girls' high school basketball tournament opens today (Thursday) at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison.
The Division 3 semi-finals are up first as four teams hope to replace defending champion Cuba City. Markesan beat the Cubans by seven in last week's sectionals and will play Colfax in this morning's second semi-final.
The first semi will be a battle of the unbeatens as Amherst takes on Oostburg, both at 25-0.
Quarter-finals in Division 1 will be played this afternoon and evening.
Oshkosh West and Oak Creek will be up first, followed by Marshfield against Brookfield Central.
Tonight, defending champion Milwaukee Vincent will take on Middleton and De Pere plays the day's final contest against Verona.