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HighSchoolOT.com released their Class 2A girls basketball state play-off projections this week and one intriguing opening round match-up would pit No. 27 Eastern seed West Bladen at No. 6 seed East Bladen.

These projections are based on the formula and format set by the NCHSAA. The NCHSAA Board of Directors approved a new play-off format last spring.

If you would like a step-by-step in-depth analysis of how the play-off teams are selected and then seeded, Nick Stevens, the managing director of HighSchoolOT.com, provides one: Explaining the new high school playoff format