Saturday's winners advance to the Round of 16 to be played on Saturday, Oct. 6. The quarterfinals will be played on Saturday, Oct. 13 and semifinals on Saturday, Oct. 20. The championship game will be contested on Saturday, Oct. 27 at Hackettstown High School. All games are 2 p.m., except the quarterfinal round which is 10 a.m.
Warren Hills is the defending champion -- winning the school's first title with a 3-1 victory over High Point in last year's title game at Vernon.
Here are the tentative pairings and seeds (A-Sussex, B-Hunterdon-Warren):
Top bracket8B-Belvidere at 1A-High Point
5A-Vernon at 4B-South Hunterdon
6B-Phillipsburg at 3A-Newton
10B-North Warren at 7A-Sparta, winner to meet 2B-Hunterdon Central
Bottom bracket9B-North Hunterdon at 8A-Lenape Valley, winner to meet 1B-Warren Hills
5B-Hackettstown at 4A-Pope John
6A-Kittatinny at 3B-Voorhees
7B-Delaware Valley at 2A-Wallkill Valley