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Photos: Hayfield, Southland boys basketball Section 1A championship

The Hayfield Vikings beat the Southland Rebels for the Section 1A championship.

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After a tightly contested Section 1A championship game, Ethan Slaathaug of Hayfield proudly displays the championship trophy Wednesday March 24, 2021. The game was played at McNish Gymnasium at Mayo High School in Rochester. (Jerry Olson for the Post Bulletin)

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Hayfield sophomore Isaac Matti shoots for two as Southland’s Nick Boe defends during the Section 1A Basketball Championship Wednesday night, March 24, 2021 at the McNish Gymnasium at Mayo High School in Rochester. (Jerry Olson for the Post Bulletin)

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The Hayfield Vikings play the Southland Rebels in the Section 1A Basketball Championship Wednesday night, March 24, 2021, at the McNish Gymnasium at Mayo High School in Rochester. (Jerry Olson for the Post Bulletin)

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The Hayfield Vikings play the Southland Rebels in the Section 1A Basketball Championship Wednesday night, March 24, 2021 at the McNish Gymnasium at Mayo High School in Rochester. (Jerry Olson for the Post Bulletin)

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Southland junior Brendan Kennedy goes up for two points during the hotly contested Section 1A championship game with Hayfield Wednesday night, March 24, 2021, at the McNish Gymnasium at Mayo High School in Rochester. (Jerry Olson for the Post Bulletin)

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Hayfield sophomore Isaac Matti hauls down a rebound during the Section 1A championships Wednesday night, March 24, 2021 at the McNish Gymnasium at Mayo High School in Rochester. (Jerry Olson for the Post Bulletin)

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Southland’s Nick Boe shoots for two as Hayfield’s Ethan Slaathaug defends during the Section 1A Basketball Championships Wednesday night, March 24, 2021, at the McNish Gymnasium at Mayo High School in Rochester. (Jerry Olson for the Post Bulletin)

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Southland senior Ethan Forthun drives the ball past Hayfield’s Easton Fritcher during the Section 1A Basketball Championships Wednesday night March 24, 2021, at the McNish Gymnasium at Mayo High School in Rochester. (Jerry Olson for the Post Bulletin)

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“It ain’t over till it’s over!” Shouts Hayfield Head Coach Chris Pack in the final minute of the Section 1A Basketball Championships between the Vikings and the Southland Rebels March 24, 2021 at Mayo High School. (Jerry Olson for the Post Bulletin)

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The Hayfield Vikings beat the Southland Rebels in the Section 1A Basketball Championships Wednesday night March 24, 2021 at the McNish Gymnasium at Mayo High School in Rochester. (Jerry Olson for the Post Bulletin)

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