Let’s take a look at where your local girls basketball teams stand before playoffs:
QRF Ranking 54th in State 3rd in Section 5A East
The Bombers season has been filled with ups and downs. But they seem to have gotten hot at the right time. They will play their final regular season game tonight against Ogilvie. Braham is locked into the #3 seed in the section playoffs, and will host Barnum next Thursday.
QRF Ranking 32nd in State 4th in Section 7AAAA
The Bluejackets have gone 10-5 in their last 15 games. They will finish up their regular season tomorrow night in St. Francis. The Bluejackets look to hold onto the #4 seed going into the playoffs. If that holds true they will play Anoka in the first round of the section playoffs.
East Central 18-7
QRF Ranking 36th in State 1st in Section 5A East
The Eagles have enjoyed a very good season. The Eagles finished up their regular season on Tuesday, with a 42-32 win over Rush City. East Central is locked in as the #1 seed in the section 5A East playoffs. They will play the winner of #8 Swanville and #9 Isle. The Eagles beat both of these teams during the regular season. They will play one of those teams next Thursday at home.
QRF Ranking 96th in State 7th in Section 5A East
The Jaguars season didn’t go the way they had hoped. But they finished up the regular season on a three game win streak. The Jaguars are locked in as the #7 seed in section playoffs. They will play McGregor at home tomorrow night. If they win they will advance to play Ogilvie in the 2nd round of the playoffs next Thursday.
QRF Ranking 107th in State 14th in Section 6AA
Mora will play their final regular season game tomorrow night in Zimmerman. The Mustangs will look to end the season on a high note. Mora will be either the #13 or #14 seed in the section playoffs. They are closely trailing Rush City for the #13 seed. With either seed they will play Pine City or Royalton in the playoffs.
North Branch 11-14
QRF Ranking 40th in State 5th in Section 7AAA
After a hot 7-0 start, the Vikings have gone 4-14 on the season.The Vikings will wrap up the regular season at home tomorrow night against Chisago Lakes. North Branch should be the #5 seed in the section playoffs. They would play Grand Rapids in the first round of playoffs, if they are the #5 seed.
Pine City 24-1
QRF Ranking 19th in State 4th in Section 6AA
The Dragons season has been filled with greatness. They beat the #15 team in state Duluth Marshall, then beat the #5 team in state Proctor, and most recently became Great River Conference Champions. But the seasons not over. They will wrap up regular season play tomorrow night against the #3 team in state and the #1 team in the section, Sauk Centre. Pine City currently holds the #4 seed for the playoffs, but a win over Sauk Centre should be enough to push them into the #3 spot.
Rush City 6-16
QRF Ranking 106th in State 13th in Section 6AA
The Tigers have had a rough season. They look to finish off on a high note. They travel to Holdingford tonight and will host MLWR for the regular season finale on Monday. The Tigers hold a slight advantage over Mora in the seedings. Rush City is the #13 seed a win tonight could lock them in as that.
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