For the First Round of the playoffs, the 32 qualifying teams will be placed on two 16-team
brackets. Beginning with the school located the farthest west, schools to the east will be added
unitl the pre-determined number of schools (16) for each bracket is reached. North and South distances
will not be considered. The 16 teams on each bracket will be seeded 1 through 16 by the point system
and the point system tie breaker.
The sixteen first round winning teams will then be re-seeded 1 through 16 on a statewide bracket using
the regular season point system and point system tie breaker.