The high school boys basketball playoffs began last night in some sections in the area.  Some area teams saw their seasons end while others advanced to the section semifinals Saturday.  The results are below.

Section 8-4-A
#2 Moorhead 73, Tech 57
#3 Rogers 77, #6 Brainerd 62
#1 STMA 95, #8 Bemidji 58
#4 Elk River 73, #5 Buffalo 70

Section 8-3-A
#4 Sartell-St. Stephen 76, #5 Thief River Falls 60
#1 Detroit Lakes 74, #8 Sauk Rapids-Rice 62
#3 Albany 75, #6 Fergus Falls 57
#7 Little Falls 67, #2 Alexandria 56

Section 5-3-A
#2 Rocori 62, #7 Big Lake 52
#6 Becker 62, #3 Monticello 60
#5 Delano 68, #4 Apollo 45
#1 Orono 74, #8 Zimmerman 48