B-1, at Waverly (Lawson Park)
Friday: Ralston vs. Branched Oak, 2 p.m.; Elkhorn Mount Michael vs. Platteview, 4:30; Waverly vs. Ralston-Branched Oak winner, 7. Monday: Final, 6 p.m.
B-2, at Bennington (Pruess Field)
Friday: Auburn vs. Thurston-Cuming County, 4 p.m. Saturday: Nebraska City vs. Beatrice, 10 a.m.; Bennington vs. Auburn-TCC winner, 1 p.m. Monday: Final, 6 p.m.
B-3, at Hickman (City Park)
Friday: Plattsmouth vs. West Point GACC, 6 p.m.. Saturday: Omaha Concordia vs. Blair, 11 a.m.; Plattsmouth-GACC winner vs. Norris, 1:30 p.m. Monday: Final, 6 p.m.
B-4, at Seward (Plum Creek Park)
Friday: Crete vs. Central City/Fullerton (time TBA); Lincoln Pius X vs. Twin River (time TBA). Saturday: Seward vs. Crete-CCF winner, 11 a.m.; Omaha Roncalli vs. Pius-Twin River winner, 1 p.m. Monday: Final, 5 p.m.
B-5, at Omaha Skutt
Friday: Arlington vs. Falls City, 5 p.m.; Omaha Gross vs. Fort Calhoun, 7:30. Saturday: Arlington-Falls City winner vs. Omaha Skutt, noon; Omaha Gross-Fort Calhoun winner vs. Hastings, 3 p.m. Monday: Final, 6 p.m.
B-6, at Elkhorn (Legion Field)
Friday: Wayne vs. South Sioux City, 5 p.m.; Platte Valley vs. Douglas County West, 7:30. Saturday: Wahoo vs. Platte Valley-DC West winner, noon; Elkhorn vs. Wayne-South Sioux winner, 2:30 p.m. Monday: Final, 6 p.m.
are key contributors for the Huskers (22-14, 11-4 Big Ten), who lurk percentage points behind first-place Indiana in the league standings and carry a solid postseason résumé into this weekend’s home series against Illinois (26-13, 6-6).