The Class 3A pairings were set late last Friday. Knoxville and Pella are both in Class 3A Substate No. 6 along with teams from Bondurant-Farrar, Carlisle, Centerville, Grinnell, Newton and Oskaloosa.
The Panthers will play Grinnell in the first round of District action Monday, Feb. 24 at 6:30 p.m. in Pella.
Pella will play host to Centerville in 3A District play Monday at 8 p.m.
The winners of the first round games in Pella will hit the court again Thursday, Feb. 27.