The Hutchinson Tigers will open up play in the Class 3A State Girls Basketball Tournament taking on the #4 seed Hill Murray on Wednesday at Noon at Williams Arena. Hill Murray will come into the game with a 22-7 record and was not ranked in the final polls, while Hutchinson is 25-3 and ranked #5 in the final polls. The two teams have one common opponent-The Marshall Tigers. Hutchinson beat Marshall by 16 in the Section Playoffs, while Hill Murray lost to Marshall by 17 points in the regular season.
Other first round matchups include #1 Richfield taking on Red Wing, #2 Fergus Falls playing Chisago Lakes, and #3 De La Salle will play Monticello.