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WDC skaters travel to Long Prairie Saturday

The 10th-seeded Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines will open the Section 6A hockey playoffs Saturday playing seventh-seeded Prairie Centre in a 7 p.m. game at Long Prairie.

The Wolverines enter the play-in game with a 4-20-1 record. The North Stars are 15-10.

Section 6A’s other play-in games will see No. 6 Fergus Falls (9-14-1) hosting No. 11 Breckenridge-Wahpeton (3-9-2) and No. 8 Little Falls (3-19-2) hosting No. 9 Northern Lakes (9-16). Both games are set for 7 p.m.

Quarterfinal action Tuesday will see No. 1 St. Cloud Cathedral (16-6-1) playing Little Falls or Northern Lakes at 7:30 p.m. in St. Cloud’s MAC, No. 4 Sauk Rapids-Rice (17-7) hosting No. 5 Sartell (12-11-1) at 7 p.m., No. 2 Alexandria hosting Prairie Centre or WDC at 7 p.m. and No. 3 St. Cloud Apollo (13-10) facing Fergus Falls or Breckenridge-Wahpeton at 5:15 p.m. in the MAC.

Semifinals are slated for Feb. 22 at the MAC at 5:30 and 7:45 p.m. The finals will be played at the MAC Feb. 27 at 7 p.m.