The Blooming Prairie boys basketball team will open the Section 1A, West Subsection playoffs with a home game on Tuesday against Christian Life Academy at 7PM.

The Awesome Blossoms are the No. 6 seed. Christian Life is No. 11. Blooming Prairie (9-16) has won two of its last three games. Christian Life (7-14) is a private school in Farmington. They were 0-3 against section teams. The winner advances to play No. 3 seed Southland (10-11) on Thursday at 7PM.

Due to the home game for the boys, the Blooming Prairie girls game against Byron Tuesday will now be on the road.

Also on Tuesday, No. 9 seed Glenville Emmons plays at No. 8 MSAD. The winner goes to top seed Goodhue on Thursday. No. 10 Leroy-Ostrander plays at No. 7 Faribault Bethlehem Academy on Tuesday, with the winner going to No. 2 Grand Meadow for the quarterfinals Thursday. No. 5 Randolph plays at No. 4 Lyle/Pacelli on Thursday. The subsection semifinals are Monday, February 22, at the Mayo Civic Auditorium with the finals Saturday February 27.