The Bossier Bearkats are the No. 1 seed in the Class 4A boys basketball playoffs.
The District 1-4A champion Bearkats (28-3) will host No. 32 New Orleans Military & Maritime (13-9) in the first round Thursday at 6:30.
Last season, Bossier went into the playoffs as the No. 2 seed but fell to No. 18 McDonogh 35 80-78 in New Orleans in the second round.
The Airline Vikings and Plain Dealing Lions also made the playoffs.
Airline (19-12), the No. 31 seed, will travel to Monroe on Friday to take on No. 2 Ouachita Parish (29-5) in a Class 5A first-round game at 7.
The Vikings finished third in District 1-5A. Ouachita Parish won the District 2-5A championship. The Lions reached the semifinals last season.
Airline was the No. 20 seed last season. The Vikings lost to No. 13 St. Amant 62-60 in the first round.
Plain Dealing (15-9) will host No. 19 Varnado (14-16) in a Class 1A first-round game Friday at 7.
Plain Dealing was the No. 19 seed last season. The Lions lost to No. 3 North Central 76-64 in the second round.