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Hermantown draws No. 1 seed in Section 7AAA boys basketball tourney

Top-seeded Hermantown will play host to eighth-seed Hibbing in a Section 7AAA boys basketball quarterfinal Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Hermantown Middle School Gym.

The two-time defending 7AAA champion Hawks defeated the Bluejackets twice during the regular season, 78-56 in Hibbing and 90-73 at the Lake Superior Classic in Cloquet.

Hermantown (19-7) is led by senior power forward Abe Soumis, the school's career leader in points, rebounding and assists.


Quarterfinals, Wednesday

(8) Hibbing at (1) Hermantown, 7 p.m.

(5) Rock Ridge at (4) Denfeld, 7 p.m.

(7) Grand Rapids at (2) Chisago Lakes, 7 p.m.

(6) Cloquet at (3) North Branch, 7 p.m.

Semifinals, Friday

At highest seeds, 7 p.m.

Championship, March 14

At Duluth East, 7 p.m.