Tricounty News

8th-grade girls in Pacesetter playoffs

The Kimball eighth-grade girls' basketball team will be playing in the Pacesetter Region 5 play-offs this spring at New London-Spicer High School in New London  Saturday, April 12. All teams who play in the  region play-offs will be attempting to qualify for the 2008 Minnesota Youth Basketball State Championships, which will be held in June at The College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph near St. Cloud. Each regional play-off is open to all Minnesota teams. All teams will play three to four games in the regional tournaments, which are limited to 16 teams.   This statewide youth basketball tournament system,  coordinated by Pacesetter Sports, annually involves over 700 teams. All head coaches and athletic  directors have received registration materials. Teams may get more information and also register online at