Irish Play for State Trip Tonight (LISTEN LIVE on ESPN Radio 1410)

The St. Patrick’s Irish can clinch a third straight trip to the Class C2 boys basketball tournament tonight. A win over Dundy County-Stratton on Saturday gave the Irish a C2-11 subdistrict title and earned them a berth in the C2-6 district championship game. Tonight, the Irish face Hemingford in Sidney with a state berth at stake. The Irish are 21-3 overall and winners of six straight games. The Hemingford Bobcats are 19-5, and playing in their first district final since 2001. ESPN Radio 1410 will have all the action, with pregame coverage at 7:15 and the tipoff at 7:30.