The pairings have been released for the The Clash XII, which takes place Jan. 3-4 at the UCR Regional Sports Center in Rochester, Minn. Below is a look at the pairings in each of the four brackets.
Bracket A (competes on Friday 1/3 at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. CT)
(1) No. 2 Oak Park River Forest, Ill. vs. (8) Adrian, Minn.
(5) West Fargo, N.D. vs. (4) Mediapolis, Iowa
(3) No. 37 Vacaville, Calif. vs. Totino-Grace, Minn.
(7) Parkston, S.D. vs. No. 27 Bettendorf, Iowa
Bracket B (Friday 1/3 at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m.)
(1) No. 4 Apple Valley, Minn. vs. (8) Thompson, Ala.
(5) Jackson County Central, Minn. vs. (4) Glenbard North, Ill.
(3) No. 40 Timberland, Mo. vs. (6) Kasson-Mantorville, Minn.
(7) Mason City, Iowa vs. (2) No. 20 St. Peter's Prep, N.J.
Bracket C (Friday 1/3 at 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m. CT)
(1) No. 9 Bergen Catholic, N.J. vs. (8) New Prague, Minn.
(5) Skutt Catholic, Neb. vs. (4) Hononegah, Ill.
(3) St. Michael-Albertville, Minn. vs. (6) Alburnett, Iowa
(7) Bay Port, Wis. vs. (2) No. 17 Marist, Ill.
Bracket D (Friday 1/3 at 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m.)
(1) No. 12 Cincinnati Moeller, Ohio vs. (8) Woodbury Central, Iowa
(5) Grand Island, Neb. vs. (4) Hastings, Minn.
(3) Prior Lake, Minn. vs. (6) Carl Sandburg, Ill.
(7) Independence, Iowa vs. (2) No. 13 Bound Brook, N.J.
First-round winners in each bracket finish 1st-4th, while losers finish 5th-8th, with each team competing in three dual meets on Friday. Then on Saturday, teams will compete in a round-robin of three dual meets against the squads that finished in the same position they did in the other three pools. 5th-8th compete at 9 a.m./11 a.m./1 p.m. CT, 1st-4th compete at 4 p.m./6 p.m./8 p.m.