Andover earns No. 1 seed in Section 7AAAA girls basketball tournament

Sports Reporter
Sam is the sports reporter for ABC Newspapers, covering high school, junior college and community sports in the area. He joined the staff in October 2016.
Tachney Ruprecht and the Andover girls basketball team are the top seed in the Section 7AAAA tournament. (Photo by Sam Herder)
Tachney Ruprecht and the Andover girls basketball team are the top seed in the Section 7AAAA tournament. (Photo by Sam Herder)

Andover’s 17-9 overall record in the regular season, including an 8-0 mark against Section 7AAAA opponents, earned the Huskies the No. 1 seed in the section playoffs.

Quarterfinals begin March 2 with the semifinals on March 4 and the title game March 8, both of which are held at North Branch High School.

Andover takes on No. 8 seed Duluth East in the first round. The winner faces either No. 4 St. Francis or No. 5 Blaine.

On the bottom half of the bracket, No. 3 Anoka faces No. 6 Coon Rapids and No. 2 Forest Lake plays No. 7 Cambridge-Isanti.