While there are still crucial regular-season games to be played for many high school teams around the area, others have already turned their attention to region tournaments.
Region 8-AAAA and 8-AAA have completed regular-season play and have released the brackets for their upcoming tournaments.
While most tournaments get underway next week, the Flowery Branch boys open play at 7:30 p.m. Friday, hosting Madison County. The winner will advance to face Salem on Monday.
In each tournament, the four semifinalist secure berths in the state playoffs.
See the links at left for printable brackets for each area tournament.