Posted On: 02/12/20 9:02 PM

The AIA has released the schedule for the play-in games for the 2020 girls basketball championships. Eight teams have automatically qualified to the playoffs and will have time to focus this week on practicing and preparing for the playoffs, while 16 teams will battle it out for the remaining eight spots in the playoffs.

For the 5A Division, here are the teams who have automatically qualified for the playoffs and are awaiting to find out who they'll face next week after the play-in games:

In alphabetical order:

Buena Colts (16-2)

Cactus Shadows Falcons (18-0)

Casteel Colts (15-3)

Desert Mountain Wolves (12-6)

Gilbert Tigers (17-1)

Millennium Tigers (17-1)

Sunrise Mountain Mustangs (18-0)

Verrado Vipers (16-3)

Here are the play-in games scheduled to take place on Thursday, February 13th at 7 p.m. The higher seeded team, listed in bold lettering, will host the game.

#9 Flowing Wells vs #24 South Mountain

#10 Horizon vs #23 Apollo

#11 Cholla vs #22 Mountain View Marana

#12 Rincon vs #21 Nogales

#13 Sunnyslope vs #20 Empire

#14 Williams Field vs #19 Sierra Linda

#15 Agua Fria vs #18 Ironwood Ridge

#16 Willow Canyon vs #17 Sunnyside

Round 1 of the playoffs will begin next week on Tuesday, February 18th. The final seedings will be determined after

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