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Nevis defeats Menahga, Crookston defeats Park Rapids in playoffs

Nevis' Tom Wormley (42) defended Menahga's Al Pietila during Thursday night's Section 5A North playoff game at the Tiger Arena. Vance Carlson / Enterprise

Nevis advanced while Menahga and Park Rapids saw their seasons end during Thursday night's section boys basketball tournaments.

Nevis, the No. 1 seed in the North half of Section 5A, defeated No. 8 Menahga 60-31 at the Tiger Arena. Menahga ends the season with a 12-15 record while the Tigers improved to 25-1. Nevis will play No. 5 Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Saturday night at 6 at Pequot Lakes in the next round. W-H-A edged No. 4 Sebeka 76-70 in overtime at Sebeka.

Crookston, the No. 3 seed, defeated Park Rapids 46-34 in the first round of the Section 8AA playoffs at Crookston. Park Rapids, the No. 14 seed, ends the season with a 4-23 record.

See Wednesday's edition of the Enterprise for more details from these playoff games.