The Free Press, Mankato, MN

March 8, 2014

St. Peter gets Fairmont in state tourney opener

The Free Press
The Mankato Free Press

---- — ST. PETER — The St. Peter boys basketball team will see a familiar opponent in the quarterfinal round of the Class AA tournament on Wednesday.

The Saints (14-14) take on No. 3-seeded Fairmont, a South Central Conference rival, at 8 p.m. at Williams Arena, in the opening game. Fairmont (24-4), the Section 3 champion, defeated St. Peter twice 83-69 and 68-57 during the regular season.

The winner will take on either No. Esko (26-3) or East Grand Forks (20-9), who play at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Williams Arena.

In the other bracket, which will be played Wednesday at Target Center, No. 1 seed Annandale (23-6) takes on New London-Spicer (19-10) at 6 p.m., followed by a game between No. 4.Caledonia (27-2) and No. 5 St. Paul Academy (20-8) at 8 p.m.