JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The boys high school basketball playoff field is set.
The Florida High School Athletic Association released the brackets for the tournament on Sunday morning, with 17 area teams making the postseason.
Columbia (1-6A), Lee (1-5A), Paxon (1-4A), Jackson (1-3A) and North Florida Educational Institute (1-2A) earned No. 1 seeds in their regions after winning district championships.
Opening round games are Thursday.
Thursday, Feb. 20
(5) Ocoee at (4) Mandarin
(8) Chiles at (1) Columbia
(6) Tate at (3) Fleming Island
(8) Pine Forest at (1) Lee
(5) Mosley at (4) St. Augustine
(6) Orange Park at (3) Choctawhatchee
(7) Westside at (2) Rickards
(8) Pensacola at (1) Paxon
(5) Bolles at (4) Rutherford
(7) Palatka at (2) Bishop Kenny
(8) Tallahassee Maclay at (1) Jackson
(5) Providence at (4) Gainesville P.K. Yonge
(8) Beaches Chapel at (1) North Florida Educational
(5) Impact Christian at (4) Ocala St. John Lutheran
(6) Gainesville St. Francis at (3) University Christian
Jefferson County at Hilliard