Prep Football Section Playoffs SECTION 2AAAA First Round Tuesday 1. (1) Marshall has bye 2. (5) Hutchinson at (4) Willmar, 7 p.m. 3. (6) New Ulm at (3) Mankato East, 7 p.m. 4. (2) Mankato West has bye SECTION 3AAA First Round Tuesday 1. (8) Montevideo at (1) Jackson County Central, 7 p.m. 2. (5) Minnewaska at (4) Fairmont, 7 p.m. 3. (7) Redwood Valley at (2) Maple River, 7 p.m. 4. (6) Worthington at (3) Blue Earth Area, 7 p.m. SECTION 6AAA First Round Tuesday 1. (8) Long Prairie-Grey Eagle at (1) Litchfield, 7 p.m. 2. (5) Albany at (4) Sauk Centre, 7:30 p.m. 3.
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The NASCAR No. 16 National Guard Car will be in Willmar on Saturday and Sunday at the Kandi Mall. Driver Greg Biffle and his pit crew set eight rookie records in 2004, including most wins, most races led (19) and money won. He finished second in the Nextel Cup point in 2005. The visit is sponsored by the Army National Guard. The Jack Roush Ford will be on display with a NASCAR simulator from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. on Sunday.
The All-Area Volleyball nomination forms faxed to each coach are due to be faxed or e-mailed back on Wednesday. Call 320-214-4332 for any questions.
MOORHEAD -- Willmar and Buffalo Lake-Hector each won one of four matches in a strong 12-team Moorhead Invitational this past weekend. Buffalo Lake-Hector finished in eighth place and Willmar 11th. Greta King had 26 kills for Willmar (10-16). Megan Junkermeier added 17 kills. Megan Brown had five ace serves and 28 digs and Laurie Buer led with 36 set assists. For Buffalo Lake-Hector (11-15), Kasey Peterson led with 21 kills and Tiffany Larson finished with 20. Sam Broderius had 61 set assists. Team scores Results Friday Buffalo Lake-Hector def.
CHASKA -- Central Minnesota Christian finished fourth in the Chaska Invitational on Saturday. After beating Delano and Mayer Lutheran to open the tournament, CMCS then fell to Chaska and Eagan. Kresson Vreeman made only five errors in 92 attacks and finished with a team-high 45 kills for the Bluejays (17-9). The setter/outside hitter also chalked up 56 assists and served six aces as Cassie Ulferts piled up 49 assists and notched 19 kills, as did Tara Frikke. Moriah Gulbranson and Kate Link both amassed 31 digs for CMCS. Team scores CMCS def. Delano 19-25, 25-18, 15-7 CMCS def.
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New London native Aaron Barber shot a two-under-par 70 Friday and vaulted 24 places to a tie for 17th at the Nationwide Tour's PalmettoPride Classic at Charleston, S.C. Barber, who is four shots back of leader Kevin Stadler, made three birdies on the front nine and one birdie and two bogeys on the back. He shot a one-under 71 Thursday for a two-day total of three-under 141.
After losing the first game 21-25 to St. Cloud Cathedral, Montevideo won the next three, 25-19, 29-27, 25-18, Friday to win the West Central Inter-Conference championship. The Thunder Hawks, winners of the South, won their 19th straight match and will take a 22-2 record into next week's Section 6AA-19 playoffs. It was the first loss of the season for the North champion Crusaders (25-1). No information was provided to the Tribune at press time.
Prep Volleyball NON-CONFERENCE Moorhead Invite (Buffalo Lake-Hector, Willmar), day 2 of 2 Chaska Invite (Central Minnesota Christian), 9 a.m. College Football JUNIOR COLLEGE Fergus Falls at Ridgewater, 1:30 p.m.