Menahga hosts Laporte to open section playoffs
Menahga received the No. 8 seed and will host No. 9 Laporte as the Section 5A North boys basketball playoffs begin.
The Braves (11-14 on the season) host Laporte (4-21) Monday night at 7 in a play-in game. The winner advances to play at No. 1 Nevis (24-1) Thursday night at 7.
In the Section 8AA tournament, Park Rapids (4-22) received the No. 14 seed and will travel to No. 3 Crookston (16-10) in the opener Thursday night at 7. The winner advances to play either No. 6 Hawley (9-15) or No. 11 Bagley (10-16) at Concordia College Saturday night at 7:30.
Perham is the No. 1 seed in Section 8AA.