Brackets have been released for the seventh annual McPherson Invitational girls’ soccer tournament, and host Bullpups will face the reigning Invite champions in the first round.
MHS will open play March 26 against Andover Central, who defeated Hays in the 2012 championship game 2-1.
The Bullpups finished fourth in 2012 after dropping the third place game to Salina South on the final day of action.
South will open up play in the tournament’s 2 p.m. game on that Tuesday, as they will face Newton. Hays and Augusta will face each other in the 4 p.m. game, while Maize South and Topeka drew the 6 p.m. slot.
The tournament will be held March 26, 28 and 30 at McPherson Stadium.
The Tuesday and Thursday games will start at 2 p.m. The championship rounds on March 30 will start at noon with the seventh place game.
Admission will be $6 for adults, $4 for students K-12.