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J'Mani Ingram and the top-ranked North Augusta girls have a first-round bye in the Class AAAA playoffs. North Augusta will host either Orangeburg-Wilkinson or Colleton County on Friday in the second round.

Now the fun really starts for the area's high school basketball teams.

The South Carolina High School League's state playoff brackets have been filled with 7 p.m. tip-offs, and the action begins Monday night.

The two-time defending state champion North Augusta girls have to wait a few days before their next playoff run begins. The Lady Jackets, No. 1 in the state and owner of Region 5-AAAA's No. 1 seed, have a first-round bye and will host either Orangeburg-Wilkinson or Colleton County on Friday in the second round.

South Aiken's girls are the region's No. 3 seed and host Myrtle Beach on Tuesday. Midland Valley grabbed the No. 4 seed and hits the road to face Beaufort on Tuesday.

In the boys' Class AAAA bracket, sixth-ranked and top-seeded North Augusta hosts Dreher on Wednesday. South Aiken was Region 5-AAAA runner-up and hosts Myrtle Beach on Wednesday. Aiken finished third in the region and has a home game Wednesday against Hartsville.

In the girls' Class AAA bracket, Strom Thurmond has the No. 2 seed from Region 5-AAA and has a home game at 6 p.m. Monday against Georgetown.

Strom Thurmond's boys won the region title and have the league's No. 1 seed. The Rebels, ranked 10th in the state, host Hanahan on Tuesday.

Silver Bluff's girls finished third in Region 2-AA and visit Brashier Middle College on Tuesday in the Upper State bracket. In the Lower State, sixth-ranked Barnwell got the No. 2 seed from Region 5-AA and hosts Carvers Bay on Tuesday.

Silver Bluff's boys, the No. 3 team in the state, won Region 2-AA and have the No. 1 seed at the top of the Upper State bracket. The Bulldogs, ranked third in the state, host Blacksburg on Wednesday. In the Lower State, third-seeded Barnwell visits Carvers Bay on Wednesday.

In the girls' Class A bracket, 10th-ranked Wagener-Salley has the No. 4 seed from Region 3-A and has a road game at Ware Shoals on Monday. Fifth-seeded Ridge Spring-Monetta visits McCormick on Monday.

The Ridge Spring-Monetta boys, defending Class A Upper State champions, have the No. 4 seed from Region 3-A and visit Dixie on Tuesday. Wagener-Salley finished fifth in the region and has a road game Tuesday at McCormick.

Kyle Dawson covers sports for the Aiken Standard. Follow him on Twitter @ItsKyleDawson.