The Sartell Sabres face a tough task Wednesday when they match up with the #1 team in Class 3A basketball.


17-12 (5-7 Road, 10-3 Home)
Section Record: 5-2; Conf. Record: 9-7

Section Playoffs:
3.6 vs Sauk Rapids-Rice
74-41 Win

3.11 vs Thief River Falls (@ MSU-Moorhead)
50-46 Win

3.14 vs Fergus Falls (@ SCSU)
57-55 Win

Averaged 58.5 PPG this season...Allowed 55.9 PPG...First ever trip to State Tournament for school...Coach Dave Angell is making his first trip to State in 29 years with Sabres...Patrick Fischer led Sartell with 23 points and six assists in section title game vs Fergus Falls.

AUDIO: Coach Angell breaks down the matchup


26-1 (10-0 Home, 10-0 Road)
Section Record: 1-0 Conference Record: 10-0

Section Playoffs:
3.7 vs Como Park
91-47 Win

3.12 vs Fridley
80-42 Win

3.15 vs Spring Lake Park
71-61 Win

Averaged 80.6 PPG this season...Allowed 49.5 PPG...Defeated Minneapolis Washburn on a buzzer-beater in OT 57-56 in last year's State Tourney championship...Feature Minnesota player of the year Reid Travis...Travis averaged 26.4 PPG, 9 rebounds per game and shot 68% from the floor this season...Travis scored 16 points to lead the Islanders in the section title game vs Spring Lake Park.