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Boys basketball: Alex seeded second in 8AAA tournament

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The Alexandria boys basketball team got the second seed in the Section 8AAA tournament and will host Little Falls next Tuesday night.


The Cardinals are 12-10 heading into the regular-season finale against Detroit Lakes tomorrow night at 7:30. They lost to the seventh-seeded Flyers the only time they played during the regular season in a 62-59 game on December 17. Little Falls is 11-15 and lost two games to end the regular season against St. Cloud Cathedral and Brainerd.

Sartell-St. Stephen earned the top seed in the section. Albany is third, Fergus Falls is fourth, Detroit Lakes fifth, Thief River Falls sixth and Sauk Rapids-Rice is eighth. A win for Alexandria next Tuesday and the Cardinals would take on the winner of Albany vs. Thief River Falls next Saturday at 3:45 p.m. at St. Cloud State University.

The Section 8AAA title game is scheduled for March 6 at 7 p.m. at Minnesota State University-Moorhead.

Eric Morken
Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.
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