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Homeroom Announcements: Saturday's big games & more

We know there's no homeroom today. But we're up and ready to go.

Get yourself ready for today's #PrepTalkLive action with everything you need to know about the day ahead in high school sports.

What to watch for Saturday

1. Boys basketball - MLK Classic at City Honors

Four of the top nine small schools in Western New York and an honorable mention large school make up this year's field at the annual MLK Classic. The headliner features No. 1 Health Sciences and No. 3 East.

  • I-Prep/Grover vs. WNY Maritime, 10 a.m.
  • Middle College vs. Tapestry, noon
  • Amherst vs. McKinley, 2 p.m.
  • East vs. Health Sciences, 3:45 p.m.

Buffalo News basketball polls (Feb. 5)

2. Wrestling - Section VI Championships

The 68th Section VI Championships and 55th state qualifiers are held at two locations, large schools at North Tonawanda starting at 10 a.m. and small schools at Lake Shore starting at 8 a.m. The 56th NYSPHSAA Championships are Feb. 23-24 at the Times Union Center in Albany.

2017-18 wrestling: Returning champions & key dates

3. Girls basketball - Iroquois at East Aurora, 1 p.m.

No. 8 large school East Aurora (13-3, 10-0) hosts No. 6 Iroquois (15-2, 7-2) in the second game between the two ranked schools this week. The Blue Devils remained the only unbeaten in ECIC III with a 53-50 win at Iroquois Wednesday.

High School Extra: East Aurora atop ECIC III girls hoops race

4. Boys swimming - Section VI Class Championships

Orchard Park (Class A) and Panama (C) look to defend their sectional titles at Maryvale today. Swimming starts at 10:30 a.m.

Boys swimming: Returning champions, key dates & more from around WNY

5. Girls hockey - NYSPHSAA semifinals at SUNY Oswego

Section VI champ Frontier/Lake Shore/Orchard Park takes on Section III's Skaneateles at 1 p.m. with a berth in Sunday's 1 p.m. championship game on the line.

Honor roll
- Boys basketball: Lockport at Niagara Falls, 2:30 p.m.
- Girls basketball: V-Aquinas at Sacred Heart, 1:30 p.m.
- Boys hockey: St. Mary's of Lancaster vs. Sweet Home, 4:30 p.m. at HarborCenter
- Wrestling: CHSAA Championships at Monsignor Farrell, State Island

Today's schedule can be found at our high school scoreboard.

#PrepTalkLive updates: While we follow ALL the high school action via our Prep Talk team, we encourage YOU to also tweet updates from the games you are attending with the hashtag #PrepTalkLive attached.

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Friday's roundup

Former Silver Creek star Zed Williams adjusts to new role with Georgia Swarm

High school basketball roundup: City Honors, Buffalo Arts split wins at the buzzer

High School Extra: West Seneca West boys hockey blows by East

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