03/05/13 - 6:31pm
The second-seeded Pine River-Backus Tigers girls’ basketball team advanced to the East Subsection 5A championship game against top-seeded Isle on Tuesday, March 5, in McGregor after easily defeating the first two teams they faced in the playoffs. That winner advances to the Section 5A game on Friday, March 8, at Crosby-Ironton.
The Tigers, 23-4 overall, crushed Northland of Remer 90-38 on Thursday, Feb. 28 in their first playoff game, and then beat East Central 83-45 in the subsection semifinals on Saturday, March 2.
Tigers 90, Northland 38