Tag Archives: St. Paul Johnson

Packers to Host Kasson-Mantorville Wednesday

2 Mar

The Austin Packers will kick off defense of their MSHSL Section 1AAA title on Wednesday at home against #8 seed Kasson-Mantorville. Game time is 7 p.m. The Packers played the Komets in the first game of the season on Dec. 1, and came away with an 88-54 win.

New Prague grabbed the #2 seed and will host #7 Faribault, while #6 Albert Lea travels to #3 Red Wing and #4 Winona hosts #5 Waseca. See the complete bracket below:

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Here are the links (and top seeds) to the brackets for all of the Class AAA sections (Sections 5, 7 and 8 will be announced Sunday:


Packers end season 23-6

22 Mar

The Packers closed out their 2011-12 season with a strong effort against perennial power St. Paul Johnson yesterday, leading by two at the half before dropping their state quarterfinal game 71-66.

Joe Aase led the Packers with 25 points, nine rebounds and four blocks, while Zach Wessels had 14 points, six rebounds and six assists and Tom Aase had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds, plus six blocks. Goliath Oboyo scored eight points – six in a furious late-game rally – while Collin Weisert added a trey and Zach Vierkandt, Nate Schwab and Bret Lukes scored two each.

See the stories in the Austin Daily Herald, Austin Post-Bulletin, KAAL, and KTTC.

Here are the video highlights:


Packers Seeded Fourth, Draw Johnson in Opener

17 Mar

The Austin Packers received the fourth seed in the State Class AAA tournament, and will face St. Paul Johnson a noon Wednesday at Williams Arena on the University of Minnesota campus.

See the full bracket. Minneapolis Washburn was seed first, DeLasalle second and Grand Rapids third.

Watch this space for details on fan buses and ticket availability. Follow the Packers on Twitter, and find the Fast Break Club on Facebook.

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