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Boys basketball: Alex seeded second in 8AAA tournament

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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