Hunter Rieland (25) drove against LPGE to score 10 points as the Dutchmen open the 2017 post-season with victory Thursday. Melrose established a 10-point lead early in the game and led 54-20 at half team. Leading the Melrose scoring in the game were: Dillon Haider 19, Francisco Cervantes 11, Reegan Nelson 10 and Brady Birch 13.
In the first round of the playoffs alls the top seeded team won and will play Saturday March, 11 at Collegeville. Video of the game can be seen athttps://youtu.be/tUEuIJmDL2Q
Scores of other games in the section were:
#3Holdingford-73 #6St. John’s Prep-50
#2Sauk Centre-65 #7Royalton-34
#3Pine City-70 #6Mora-57
#2Milaca-78 #7Rush City-63.
1p.m.-Foley vs Cathedral
2:30 p.m. Pine City vs Milaca
4:30 p.m. Osakis vs Melrose
6 p.m. Holdingford vs Sauk Centre