The Brainerd seventh grade girls basketball team, coached by Vic Heurung, will play in the Region 6 Playoffs at Hillcrest Lutheran Academy in Fergus Falls on March 31.
Teams in the regional playoffs will play 3-4 games on that day. The tournament bracket will be posted at www.pacesetternet.com by March 28.
Region playoffs are qualifying tournaments for the 8-region Pacesetter Minnesota State Basketball Championships for grades 5-9. More than 700 teams play annually in this youth developmental tournament system.
The state champion and runner-up in Iowa, North and South Dakota and Minnesota advances to the Pacesetter Great Four-State Championships at the Target Center in Minneapolis.
The Minnesota Timberwolves will provide a free ticket for the 2012-13 season to every player. The WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx invite all participating teams to attend the Pacesetter “Great Four-State” youth championship along with a Lynx game the same weekend this summer.
Teams may register online at www.pacesetternet.com through the Monday before each tournament. Additional information is also available online for players, parents and fans.