By RICK PETERSON
PIPER (10-4, 7-3) at SEAMAN (7-5, 4-4)
Seaman has posted four straight victories, including a 68-41 United Kansas Conference victory over Lansing last Friday. Piper is coming off a 62-56 UKC loss to De Soto. Tuesday night will be the second game of the season between Seaman and Piper, with the Pirates taking a 61-48 win over the Vikings in the earlier meeting.
KC-WASHINGTON (5-7, 3-2) at HIGHLAND PARK (11-0, 4-0)
Highland Park, the top-ranked team in the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association Class 5A state rankings, continued its dominating season with a pair of non-league victories last week The Scots took a 76-45 win over state-ranked Eudora on Tuesday and then rolled to an 82-21 victory over Kansas City-East, Mo. on Friday. The league-leading Scots return to Meadowlark Conference play against KC-Washington.
LANSING (1-11, 1-8) at TOPEKA WEST (10-3, 7-2)
Topeka West will take on Lansing for the third time this season, with the Chargers taking a 65-49 United Kansas Conference decision over the Lions and rolling to a 55-32 win in the opening round of the Topeka Invitational Tournament. Topeka West is coming off a 69-57 UKC win over Leavenworth last Friday while Lansing is coming off 68-41 league loss to Seaman. Senior Malachi Berg scored 20 points in West's win over Leavenworth while freshman Keimani Paul had 16 points, senior Xavier Alexander 15 points and senior Sincere Austin had six points, eight rebounds and nine assists.
WASHBURN RURAL (9-4) at BLUE VALLEY (8-4)
Washburn Rural was off Friday after rolling to a 59-34 non-league win over Olathe East last Tuesday. Blue Valley is coming off a 67-59 win over Manhattan, which took a two-point win over Rural earlier in the season. Senior Jack Bachelor led Washburn Rural with 14 points against Olathe East while sophomore Kaden Ballard added 11 points and three 3-pointers and senior Wyatt Conklin 10 points for the Junior Blues.
SHAWNEE HEIGHTS (9-4, 6-3) at BASEHOR-LINWOOD (5-7, 4-5)
Shawnee Heights improved to 9-4 with a 58-51 win over city and former Centennial League rival Hayden last Friday. Junior Brennon Dodge led a balanced Shawnee Heights attack with 14 points while senior Q Stovall and sophomore Jaret Sanchez added 10 points apiece. Sanchez averages 13.1 points and Dodge 12.3 points for the T-Birds. Basehor-Linwood dropped a 65-59 overtime decision to Topeka West last Tuesday despite 34 points from senior standout Tyson Ruud.
KANSAS CITY CHRISTIAN (7-5, 2-2) at CAIR PARAVEL LATIN (5-8, 1-3)
Cair Paravel Latin is coming off a 63-50 Kaw Valley Conference victory over Maranatha Academy while Kansas City Christian is coming off a 62-50 league loss to Bishop Seabury. Junior Evan Will scored 21 points with five 3-pointers against Maranatha while Ben Roeder added 17 points with three 3s and Jase Pavlik had 12 points with two 3s. Kansas City Christian took a 64-60 overtime win over the Lions in an early meeting this season.
OSAGE CITY (11-4) at SILVER LAKE (4-9)
Silver Lake dropped a 71-53 non-league decision to Sabetha last Friday after taking an 81-62 win over Santa Fe Trail last Tuesday. Senior Troy Heiman led Silver Lake with 14 points against Sabetha while Braxton McDaniel, Jared Johnson and Elijah Lopez all scored nine points. Osage City is coming off a 64-61 win over Santa Fe Trail last Friday.
ROSSVILLE (6-7, 2-2) at ST. MARYS (6-6, 4-1)
Rossville beat Oskaloosa 76-43 in its previous game while St. Marys is coming off a 56-53 loss to St. Mary's Academy. Sophomore Tayson Horak led Rossville with 17 points and hit five 3-pointers while freshman Jack Donovan had 13 points with three 3s, freshman Jakoby McDaniel 11 points and sophomore Brock Bush 10. Rossville dropped a 58-45 Mid-East League decision to the Bears earlier in the season.