The Lakeville-Burnsville-Farmington-New Prague Blazing Cats announced Wednesday they will forfeit their scheduled playoff game Thursday against the Brainerd Warriors due to lack of players.
As a result, Brainerd advances to the state tournament March 14-15 at Bloomington Jefferson.
Lynx honor C-I boys
MINNEAPOLIS - The Crosby-Ironton Rangers boys' basketball teams has been named the Minnesota Lynx Team of the Week for its results through Feb. 28.
C-I pulled within one game of an unbeaten regular season. The Rangers are 25-0 after wins over Wadena-Deer Creek (92-71) on Feb. 22, Park Rapids (78-52) on Feb. 26 and Moose Lake-Willow River (88-69) on Feb. 28.
The Rangers can close out a perfect regular season with a win over Aitkin on Friday.
C-I averages 78.9 points per game, the fourth-best offense in 2A. They have outscored opponents by 24.4 points per game, the second-highest margin in 2A.
The Lynx Team of the Week initiative celebrates excellence in the classroom, in the community and on the court.
Boosters to honor Warrior state wrestlers
The Brainerd Sports Boosters Club will host Warrior wrestlers who went to the state tournament at Thursday's noon luncheon meeting at the Moose Lodge.
There will also be a presentation and question and answer session with representatives of Warrior Way Inc.
Wrestler Brandon Mutz, the Warrior Athlete of the Week, will be honored.
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