All of the higher-ranked teams in brackets involving local St. Cloud area squads advanced to their respective section semifinals, which take place Saturday at SCSU.

Section 5AAA

6- Zimmerman 58
3- Apollo            62

7- Becker  42
2- Orono    67

5- Monticello 60
4- Delano      72

8- ROCORI 53
1- Big Lake  74

SATURDAY'S MATCHUPS
Apollo vs Orono     11:45 AM
Delano @ Big Lake 10 AM

Section 8AAA

6- Thief River Falls  55
3- Albany                  61

7- Little Falls  55
2- Alex            64

5- Detroit Lakes  43
4- Fergus Falls    47

8- Sauk Rapids  42
1- Sartell             49

SATURDAY'S MATCHUPS
Fergus Falls vs Sartell 2 PM
Alexandria vs Albany 3:45 PM

Section 8AAAA

6- Brainerd 53
3- Elk River  69

7- Rogers 53
2- Buffalo 79

5- Moorhead  60
4- STMA       75

8- Bemidji 61
1- Tech 86

SATURDAY'S MATCHUPS
Tech vs STMA 6 PM
Elk River vs Buffalo 7:45 PM