The N.C. Independent Schools Athletic Association basketball playoffs are set to start, and conclude, this week.
Aside from the opening rounds, which will be played Tuesday at higher seeds, Raleigh is the host of this year's tournaments.
Thursday's second quarterfinals, Friday's semifinals and Saturday's championships will be held at North Raleigh Christian Academy (1A), St. David's School (2A) and Ravenscroft (3A).
Among the top area teams in this year's field: Ravenscroft's boys (2-seed, 3A), Cary Academy girls (5-seed, 3A), Durham's Carolina Friends girls (2-seed, 2A), Cary Christian's girls (5-seed, 2A), Word of God boys (3-seed, 1A), St. David's girls (9-seed, 2A).
See full brackets below.