Tigers advance to second round of playoffs
The ninth-seeded Pine River-Backus Tigers boys’ basketball team upset No. 8 East Central 55-46 in the first round of the East Subsection 5A playoffs on Monday, March 4, in Sandstone.
The Tigers, 2-25 overall, advance to the subsection quarterfinals against top-ranked Barnum at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 7. East Central finishes the season 1-22 overall.