AUSTIN EDITION Austin boys hockey is the second seed in the upcoming Section One, Class A tournament and received a first-round bye.
Albert Lea is the top seed in the section; Mankato East got the third spot, Marshall fourth, and New Ulm fifth. All of the top five seeds in the section got a bye out of Tuesday night's first-round games.
The Austin Packers host a quarterfinal game at 7 p.m Thursday. The winner of the first-round matchup between 10th-seeded Sleepy Eye and seven-seeded Waseca will come to Riverside Arena on Thursday night.
The section semifinals will then be on Saturday afternoon at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter.
SECTION ONE, CLASS A
Tuesday, Feb. 21
No. 9 Luverne at No. 8 Windom, 7 p.m.
No. 11 Redwood Valley at No. 6 Mankato West, 7 p.m.
No. 10 Sleepy Eye at No. 7 Waseca, 7 p.m.
THURSday, Feb. 23
Quarterfinals at High Seed
Windom/Luverne winner at No. 1 Albert Lea, 7 p.m.
No. 5 New Ulm at No. 4 Marshall, 7 p.m.
Mankato West/Redwood Valley winner at No. 3 Mankato East, 7 p.m.
Waseca/Sleepy Eye winner at No. 2 Austin, 7 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 25
Semifinals at Gustavus Adolphus
AL/Windom/Luverne winner vs. New Ulm/Marshall winner, noon
Mankato East/West/Redwood Valley winner vs. Austin/Waseca/Sleepy Eye winner, 2:30 p.m.
Friday, March 3
Section final at Gustavus Adolphus
Semifinal winners, 7:30 p.m.