Patriots advance to state, will face Roseau on Wednesday
The Pequot Lakes girls basketball team avenged a loss earlier in the season to Esko to advance to the Class AA state tournament after defeating Esko 62-58 Saturday, March 12, in the Section 7AA final played at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.
Both teams were 26-3 heading into the section final, with Esko the two-time defending Section 7AA champion. In their last matchup Feb. 13 at Esko, the Patriots lost 55-50.
The Patriots will play Roseau at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis.