3/16/2019 3:07:00 PM Chargers will face third-seeded North Woods in first round at state
State Class A Boys Basketball Schedule
First Round: March 21 at Williams Arena (Minneapolis) Spring Grove vs. #1 Springfield, 11 a.m. #5 Christ's Household of Faith vs. #4 Henning, 1 p.m. Cromwell-Wright vs. #2 Ada-Borup/Norman County West, 3 p.m. Westbrook-Walnut Grove vs. #3 North Woods, 5 p.m.
Semifinals: March 22 at Target Center (Minneapolis) Games at noon and 2 p.m.
Consolation semifinals: March 22 at Concordia University (St. Paul) Games at 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Finals: March 23 Consolation finals at Concordia University (St. Paul), 8 a.m. Third-place game at Concordia University (St. Paul), 10 a.m. Championship at Target Center (Minneapolis), 12 p.m.
Westbrook-Walnut Grove went unseeded for the Class A State Boys Basketball Tournament, which begins March 21.
The coaches from the eight qualifying teams seeded five teams in the tournament. The remaining three teams are placed into a random draw to face one of the top three seeded teams.
WWG drew third-seeded North Woods for the first round of the tournament. The Chargers will face the Grizzlies on March 21 at Williams Arena, beginning at 5 p.m.
With the addition of a consolation round to the tournament in recent years, teams are guaranteed at least two games in the state tournament. Win or lose, WWG will play again on March 22 against either Cromwell-Wright or second-seeded Ada-Borup/Norman County West. The first-round winners meet in the semifinals at Target Center in Minneapolis, beginning at 2 p.m. The first-round losers meet in the consolation bracket, which will be played at noon at Concordia University in St. Paul.
The tournament concludes March 23 with the consolation championship game at 8 a.m., at Concordia University in St. Paul. The third-place game will be played at 10 a.m. at Concordia University, while the championship game will be played at noon at Target Center.
Springfield received the top seed in the Class A state field.