Section 1A Women’s Basketball Championship Preview Pt. 2: Grand Meadow looks to pull off surprise

Big plays from River Landers, Sydney Cotten and the Queenslands – Kendyl and Lauren – helped Grand Meadow pull back in the second half and claim a 46-37 win.

The foursome accounted for 35 of Grand Meadow’s points.

“I think the most important thing for us was just the mental aspect, not giving up, playing as a team, keeping our composure throughout the game and I think we did a really good job of that. “, Landers said.

“I can’t be more proud of my team for holding on and fighting for the win and we just did that. I’m really proud.”

The team understands that they have a big challenge ahead as they will try to eliminate the undefeated Hayfield Vikings.

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The Superlarks believe they can be the ones to end the unbeaten streak and qualify for the state tournament.

“Hayfield has had a terrific season,” said Grand Meadow girls’ basketball coach Ryan Queensland.

“They’ve got a hell of a team, a great coaching staff, and we’re going to have to be on our A game. We’re going to enjoy this one tonight, but then we’ll start to prepare and you know that. It’ll be what it’s going to be. will be. We’ll play hard, we’ll play our best and you know, put our hearts on the line.”

Tipping for the Section 1A title game is scheduled for Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester.

The quarter-final round of the boys’ section basketball tournament is scheduled to begin Monday at the Civic Center:

Section 1A

#1 Hayfield will face #8 Randolph at 6 p.m.

#4 Spring Grove will face #5 Kenyon-Wanamingo at 7:30 p.m.

Both games will take place in the Civic Center auditorium.

Section 1AA

#1 Caledonia vs #8 Triton at 6 p.m.

#4 La Crescent-Hokah vs. #5 Lewiston-Altura at 7:30 p.m.

Both matches will take place in the Civic Center arena