CLASS AAA STATE TOURNAMENT FIRST ROUND CAPSULE
Redan boys (13-13) at Calhoun (13-13)
GAME INFO: Will be played on Saturday at 6 p.m.
SEEDS: Calhoun is the No. 1 seed from Region 6-AAA; Redan is the No. 4 seed from Region 5-AAA.
STATE RANKINGS: Calhoun – No. 31 in the MaxPreps Class AAA rankings; Redan – No. 26.
CALHOUN INFO: The Jackets have won four in a row going into the state tournament and nine of their last 10, including a 63-53 victory over Bremen in the 6-AAA Championship Game to win their sixth straight region title. …They have relied heavily on their defense this season as they have allowed 54.2 points per game and held opposing teams to 50 or less in 10 games. …Calhoun has advanced to at least the second round in each of the last five seasons, including two appearances in the Final Four and one in the championship game.
REDAN INFO: The Raiders enter the tournament on a little bit of a skid, losing six of their last nine games going into the first round, including a 72-47 loss in the Region 5-AAA third-place game on Friday against Towers. …They have had a small margin of error this season as they have scored an average of 63.6 points per game while allowing 63.5 points per game. …Redan is in the state tournament for the first time since the 2009-2010 season.