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Boys basketball: Redwood Valley, Fairmont No. 1 in Section 3AA brackets

MARSHALL — Redwood Valley and Fairmont are the top seeds for the upcoming Section 3AA boys basketball tournament.

Redwood Valley is No. 1 in the north sub-section and Fairmont is No. 1 in the south. Just one game is scheduled on the tournament’s first night, as Yellow Medicine East (No. 9 in the north) and Lac Qui Parle Valley (8) meet in Madison for a 7 p.m. game Thursday, Feb. 20.

A busy night of action is scheduled to take place Feb. 22. In the north, Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop (6) plays at Minneota-Lincoln HI (3), Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (7) plays at Montevideo (2), BOLD (5) is at Pipestone Area (4) and Redwood Valley hosts the winner of the Feb. 20 game.

In the south, Martin County West (6) is at Jackson County Central (3), Windom Area (7) is at St. James (2), Blue Earth Area (5) is at Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial (4) and Luverne (8) is at Fairmont.

Action continues Feb. 25 and March 1, with the section finals set for 5 p.m. March 6 at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall.