The 2023 ReMax Early Bird Invitational Basketball Tournament is this week in Gillette.
10 teams from 4 states will compete including Wyoming schools from 3A and 4A.
The Fillies are the lone defending State Champions.
The Bismarck Century Patriots are the North Dakota Class AA runner-ups from last season.
Century has been to 10 State Championship games since 2010 and have won 6 State Championships in that time frame.
St. Thomas More Cavaliers were South Dakotas Single A State runner-up finishing with a 18-5 record.
The Scottsbluff Nebraska Lady Bearcats were quarterfinalist last season with a 21-6 record.
The 3A Wyoming schools include Worland, Torrington, and the 2023 3A runner-up Buffalo Lady Bison who went 21-5 last season.
In 4A, Campbell County finished 17-11 and won the Consolation Bracket at the State Tournament.
Rock Springs finished 9-14 and did not qualify for the State Tournament.
Thunder Basin lost the State Championship to the Cody Fillies last season, the Bolts were 22-5.
The Fillies will start the Early Bird Thursday and will face Campbell County at 5:30pm at Campbell County High School.
Friday the Fillies will see a repeat match-up of last seasons State Champion in Thunder Basin at 5:30pm at Thunder Basin High School.
Saturday will be an early game with the Fillies taking on the Scottsbluff Lady Bearcats at 10:30am in the 2nd gym at Campbell County High School.
The Preseason Polls have the Cody Fillies ranked number 1 in Wyoming 4A followed by Cheyenne East, Thunder Basin, Campbell County, and Laramie.
Listen to the KODI interviews with Seniors Molly Hays and Riley Simone.