Section basketball playoff action cranked up to full speed on Tuesday, Feb. 24. Many more boys teams play on Wednesday. Some local girls teams begin Thursday.

Basketball scores from Tuesday, Feb. 24

Boys Basketball

Section 1A, west subsection semifinals
Blooming Prairie 80, Lyle / Pacelli 62
Goodhue 64, Randolph 43

Section 1AA, west subsection semifinals
Lourdes 48, Pine Island 45
Cannon Falls 54, Byron 52

Section 2AA, south subsection quarterfinals
Maple River 60, Kenyon-Wanamingo 40
Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 60, Tri City United 45
Waseca 76, St. Peter 41
NRHEG 80, Medford 39

Section 2AA, north subsection quarterfinals
Norwood Young America 74, Belle Plaine 66, OT
Jordan 60, Mayer Lutheran 38
Lesueur-Henderson 84, Sibley East 71

Girls Basketball

Section 1A, west subsection, first round
Faribault Bethlehem Academy 79, Glenville-Emmons 32
Leroy-Ostrander 71, MSAD 42

Section 1A, east subsection, first round
Houston 60, Hope Lutheran 46
Mabel Canton 38, Schaeffer Academy 33

(regular season)
Rochester Century 71, Owatonna 55
Rochester JM 59, Faribault 37
Albert Lea 49, Mankato East 44
Rochester Mayo 62, Northfield 29
Winona 59, Red Wing 50
Austin 85, Mankato West 56

Schedule for Wednesday, Feb. 25

Boys Basketball

Section 1AAAA, quarterfinals
Owatonna at Lakeville North
Farmington at Hastings
Rochester Mayo at Northfield
Rochester Century at Rochester JM

Section 1AAA, quarterfinals
Winona at Faribault
Albert Lea at Red Wing
Kasson-Mantorville at Austin
Stewartville at New Prague

Schedule for Thursday, Feb. 26

Girls Basketball

Section 1A, west subsection quarterfinals
Randolph at Blooming Prairie
Leroy-Ostrander at Goodhue
Grand Meadow at Southland
Faribault BA at Lyle / Pacelli

Section 1AA, west subsection quarterfinals
Triton at Dover-Eyota
Pine Island at Rochester Lourdes
Cannon Falls at Kenyon-Wanamingo
Zumbrota-Mazeppa at Hayfield