Girls get top seed in 2AAA Basketball

New Prague received the top seed in the Section 2AAA girls basketball tournament, which gets underway Tuesday, Feb. 26. 

The Trojans are one  of three teams in the section ranked in the top 10. Mankato East is ranked No. 5, Marshall No. 6 and New Prague No. 7. However in head-to-head competition, the Trojans have beaten Mankato East and East, in turn, has beaten Marshall.

The Trojans open the tournament at 7 p.m. Tuesday against No. 8 seed New Ulm.  

The section pairings are:

Quarterfinals: Tuesday, Feb. 26, 7  p.m.

(records are as of Wednesday, Feb. 20)

Upper bracket

8-New Ulm (0-21) at 1-New Prague (18-6)

5-Mankato West (7-16) at 4-Willmar (11-14)

Lower bracket

7-Glencoe-Silver Lake (8-16) at Mankato East (21-4)

6-Hutchinson (6-17) at 3-Marshall (22-3)

Semifinals: Saturday, Mar. 2

at Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter

6 p.m. - Upper bracket winners

8 p.m. - Lower bracket winners

Championship: Thursday, Mar. 7

7 p.m. - Semifinal winners