Brett Miller, KMRS/KKOK
MORRIS – The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta girls basketball team has received the no. 4 seed in the section 3AA-North playoffs.
The Tigers (11-8) will host their rivals in the Minnewaska Area Lakers (13-10) on Saturday at 7:00 from the Tiger Center in Morris.
This will mark the third consecutive year these teams have met in the postseason, with the Tigers defeating the Lakers in the 2017 sub-section semifinals, and the Lakers repaying the favor with a quarterfinal win in 2018.
They split their regular season series, with each team winning on their home floor.
Top-seeded Eden Valley-Watkins (23-0) awaits the winner between (9) Paynesville and (8) Montevideo in Thursday’s play-in game.
Second seeded New London-Spicer (18-6) will host Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City (3-18), while third seed Litchfield (15-8) gets a home game against Benson (7-15).
In 3AA-South, top seed Pipestone hosts St. James, no. 2 Redwood Valley faces Tracy-Milroy-Balaton, third seed Luverne takes on Jackson County Central, and fourth seeded Martin County West hosts Windom.