Prowlers host 8AAA contest

Thief River Falls will host Sartell-St. Stephen in a 4 p.m. first round Section 8AAA high school softball tournament game Thursday at the Multi-Events Center.
The Prowlers are the No. 4 seed in the eight-team field; the Sabres are seeded No. 5.
Detroit Lakes earned the top seed in the double-elimination event that resumes Monday.
 
Section 8AAA
n Seeding positions – 1. Detroit Lakes (16-3); 2. Alexandria (12-8); 3. Sauk Rapids-Rice (11-9); 4. Thief River Falls (11-9); 5. Sartell-St. Stephen (7-13); 6. St. Cloud Apollo (5-13); 7. Little Falls (4-15); 8. Fergus Falls (4-16).
n First round Thursday, May 26 – (Upper Bracket, 4 p.m.) Fergus Falls at Detroit Lakes; Sartell-St. Stephen at Thief River Falls; (Lower Bracket, 4 p.m.) Little Falls at Alexandria; St. Cloud Apollo at Sauk Rapids-Rice.
n Play continues at high seeds Monday, May 30; Wednesday, June 1; and Thursday, June 2.
Section 8AA
n Seeding positions, North Bracket – 1. Warroad (12-4); 2. East Grand Forks (10-4); 3. Mahnomen/Waubun (13-5); 4. Roseau (6-10); 5. East Polk (6-10); 6. Northern Freeze (6-11); 7. Crookston (2-17); 8. Bagley (1-18).
n Seeding positions, South Bracket – 1.  Park Rapids Area (19-1); 2. Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton (17-3); 3. Barnesville (12-6); 4. Hawley (10-9); 5. Frazee (9-11); 6. Breckenridge (5-13); 7. Pelican Rapids (1-19). 
n First round Tuesday, May 24 – (North Bracket, 5 p.m.) Bagley at Warroad; East Polk at Roseau; Northern Freeze at Mahnomen/ Waubun; Crookston at East Grand Forks; (South Bracket, 5 p.m.) Frazee at Hawley; Breckenridge at Barnesville; Pelican Rapids at Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton; Park Rapids Area vs. bye.
n Play continues Thursday, May 26 (North Bracket at Thief River Falls; South Bracket at Park Rapids); Tuesday, May 31 (at Thief River Falls); and Thursday, June 2 (site TBA).
Section 8A
n Seeding positions, North Bracket – 1. Badger/Greenbush-Middle River (15-4); 2. Red Lake Falls (12-6); 3. Blackduck (11-8); 4. Lake of the Woods (6-8); 5. Kelliher/Northome (3-13); 6. Red Lake (0-9).
n Seeding positions, South Bracket – 1.  Norman County East/ Ulen-Hitterdal (12-6); 2. East Grand Forks Sacred Heart (12-4); 3. Norman County (12-6); 4. Fertile-Beltrami (7-6); 5. Red Lake County Central (7-10); 6. Lake Park-Audubon (2-13); 7. Cass Lake-Bena (4-12). 
n First round Tuesday, May 24 – (North Bracket, 5 p.m.) Kelliher/Northome at Lake of the Woods; Red Lake at Blackduck; Badger/Greenbush-Middle River vs. bye; (South Bracket, 5 p.m.) Red Lake County Central at Fertile-Beltrami; Lake Park-Audubon at Norman County; Cass Lake-Bena at East Grand Forks Sacred Heart; Norman County East/Ulen-Hitterdal vs. bye.
n Play continues Thursday, May 26 (North Bracket at Baudette;  South Bracket at Ada); Tuesday, May 31 (at East Grand Forks Sacred Heart); and Thursday, June 2 (at East Grand Forks Sacred Heart).