Marion and Hillsboro basketball Substate updates

No. 2 Marion boys (14-6) hosted No. 7 Rossville (2-17) yesterday in the first round of 2A Substate. Marion won 55-39.

No. 3 Hillsboro boys (13-6) played No. 6 Wabaunsee (4-14) yesterday at home in the first round of 2A Substate. Hillsboro won 78-64.

Marion and Hillsboro will face off at Marion on Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. at Marion. The winner of that game will go on to play the winner of the No. 1 Eskridge-Mission Valley vs. No. 4 Allen-Northern Heights game (Thursday at 6 p.m. also at Marion) on Saturday night at 7:30 p.m.

Good luck to both of our Marion County teams! We are proud of you on your wins so far.

The girls begin the first round of Substate tonight. Good luck ladies!

For the brackets and up to date information during Substate, check out the KSHSAA website. The Free Press will update you as well as results come in.