The Class AA girls basketball pairings for the SoDak 16 were released on Monday, and Mitchell High School drew the No. 8 seed and a home contest against No. 9 Sturgis on Friday at the Corn Palace.

Class AA SoDak 16 state-qualifying round

Friday at higher seed 

No. 1 Sioux Falls O'Gorman (17-3) vs. No. 16 Pierre (4-15)

No. 2 Harrisburg (16-4) vs. No. 15 Sioux Falls Roosevelt (4-16)

No. 3 Sioux Falls Lincoln (13-6) vs. No. 14 Huron (6-13)

No. 4 Brandon Valley (16-4) vs. No. 13 Aberdeen Central (6-11)

No. 5 Brookings (14-4) vs. No. 12 Douglas (9-10)

No. 6 Sioux Falls Washington (12-7) vs. No. 11 Rapid City Central (9-11)

No. 7 Rapid City Stevens (14-6) vs. No. 10 Yankton (10-10)

No. 8 Mitchell (12-8) vs. No. 9 Sturgis Brown (13-7)