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8AA boys basketball subsection semifinal match-ups

N1 Bagley Flyers (26-2). Lost to Ulen-Hitterdal 65-60, Ada-Borup 80-74, 3OT. Won 23 straight games. Home record: 14-0. Section record: 8-0. Defeated East Grand Forks 61-51, Mar. 4.


N4 East Grand Forks Green Wave (14-13). Have not won more than two games in a row all season. Away record: (5-5). Section record: (5-7). Lost to Bagley 61-51.

N2 Thief River Falls Prowlers (19-7). Swept two games from 3A Detroit Lakes. Swept both games with Crookston, 59-53 and 47-28. Home record: (11-4). Section record: (11-3).


N3 Crookston Pirates (15-12). Winners of five straight. Losing record on the road and in the section, (3-8) and (6-9).

S1 Perham Yellowjackets (25-1). Winners of 13 straight. #6 in state AA rankings. Only loss at Pelican Rapids 52-47, OT. Home record: (12-0). Section record: (12-1). Swept both games with Hawley, 62-45 and 69-55.


S4 Hawley Nuggets (17-8). Lost three of last seven. 0-4 versus Perham and Pelican Rapids. Away record: (6-5). Section record: (8-5).

S2 Pelican Rapids Vikings (23-4). Winners of 17 straight. #10 in state AA rankings. Losses to Perham, Pequot Lakes, Bismarck Century and Detroit Lakes. Away record: (11-2). Section record: (11-2).


S3 Pequot Lakes Patriots (23-4). Winners of 11 straight. #4 in state AA rankings. Losses to Detroit Lakes, Little Falls, Perham and Grand Rapids. Defeated Pelican Rapids 56-52. Home record: (11-2). Section record: (9-1)

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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