Viking varsity wins one at Pacesetters
The Minneota varsity boys basketball team played in the Pacesetter Varsity Sweet 16 Tournament on Saturday and Sunday at College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph.
This was an invitational tournament in which highly-ranked teams in each of the four MSHSL classes were invited. Minneota lost the first game to Eastview, 75-65. They were turned back by Sartell, 81-75 in a close game and lost another heartbreaker to Hayfield, 69-68.
Minneota defeated New Ulm Cathedral, 84-61.
The tournament was won by Cretin-Derham Hall with a 78-76 win over Park Center in the finals.
Mankato East took third, 70-62 over Waseca and Caledonia was fifth, with a 79-57 win over Eastview.