The defending Section 8-3A champion Willmar Cardinals earned the No. 1 seed for the Saturday, Feb. 16 team wrestling tournament, which will begin 10:30 a.m. in Little Falls.

Brainerd secured the No. 3 seed and will open against No. 6 St. Cloud Tech at 1:30 p.m.

The Little Falls Flyers landed as the No. 7 seed and will open against No. 10 Rocori 10:30 a.m. The winner of that match will face No. 2 Bemidji at 1:30 p.m. The winner of that match will face the winner of Brainerd/Tech.

Sartell is the No. 4 seed followed by No. 5 Sauk Rapids, No. 8 Alexandria and No. 9 Moorhead.

All matches are Saturday in Little Falls with the section championship scheduled for 4:30 p.m.

Section 8-2A

The Pierz Pioneers nabbed the No. 4 seed for the Section 8-2A bracket and will open against No. 5 seeded Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus Road Crew 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 in Thief River Falls.

The winner of that match will face the winner of No. 1 Perham vs. No. 8 Fergus Falls or No. 9 Park Rapids.

Detroit Lakes earned the No. 2 seed followed by No. 3 Thief River Falls, No. 6 United Clay Becker, No. 7 Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton and No. 10 Sauk Centre/Melrose.

All matches are at Thief River Falls with the championship match slated for 4:30 p.m.

Section 7-1A

The Aitkin Gobblers solidified the No. 1 seed in the Section 7-1A team bracket and will open 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16 in Aitkin against the winner of No. 8 Rush City vs. No. 9 Ogilvie.

An Aitkin win would land them against the winner of No. 5 Crosby-Ironton vs. No. 4 Deer River. C-I's first match is also at 11:30 p.m.

The No. 2 seed went to Royalton who will open against the winner of No. 7 Holdingford vs. No. 10 Walker-Hackensack-Akeley.

The other quarterfinal will pit No. 3 Blackduck/Cass Lake-Bena vs. No. 6 Mille Lacs

All matches are at Aitkin with the section championship match scheduled for 3 p.m.