It is the start of High School March Madness, and Yakima Valley teams will be in the thick of the WIAA Hardwood Classic, which opens Thursday in the Tacoma Dome.

Here is the lowdown:

1B Girls -- Sunnyside Christian vs. Crosspoint Academy -- Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
2B Girls -- White Swan vs. Colfax -- Thursday at 3:45 p.m.;  Mabton vs. Wahkiakum -- Thursday at 7:15 p.m.
1A Boys -- Naches Valley vs. Lynden Christian -- Thursday at 3:45 p.m.; Zillah vs. Castle Rock -- Thursday at 5:30 p.m.; LaSalle vs. King's -- Thursday at 9 p.m.
1A Girls -- Granger vs. King's -- Thursday at 10:30 a.m.; Zillah vs. Cascade Christian -- Thursday at 12:15 p.m.
2A Girls -- Ellensburg vs. River Ridge -- Thursday at 5:30 p.m.
4A Boys -- A.C. Davis vs. Richland -- Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
Catch all of the action on 1460 ESPN Yakima or at www.1460espnyakima.com -- or on AM 1280 / FM 99.3 Newstalk KIT at www.newtalkkit.com