The first state basketball tournament of the year is this week at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. North Dakota seeds four teams and then draws for their first round opponent.
North Star is the top seed after it beat Thompson for the region title.
Trinity takes on Watford City in the opener on Thursday at 1:00 CST,
Carrington faces the 2-seed, and Shiloh Christian will play in the final game of the opening round against 4th-seeded Rugby.