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Winter Lakes Classic matchups released

By Tim Kolehmainen, Breakdown Sports Media, 05/15/20, 9:45AM CDT


Our 2021 Alexandria event features four boys and four girls games

The 6th annual Winter Lakes Classic brings great basketball to western Minnesota

The one-day, eight-game showcase at Alexandria Area High School features great bragging rights battles between eight top boys teams and eight girls elite girls teams from the region

ALEXANDRIA, Minn. (May 15, 2020) – For the sixth straight year, BREAKDOWN SPORTS USA is hosting a terrific one-day showcase to high school basketball in western Minnesota. Eight top boys teams and eight great girls teams from across the state will participate in our 6th annual Winter Lakes Classic. The one-day showcase at Alexandria Area High School will be held on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021.

In mid-February every year, we bring teams from across the state to the beautiful new Alexandria High School facilities for a day of top basketball. There will be varsity games, as well as JV, sophomore and freshman level games in the auxiliary gym.

Ticket information and the exact game times will be announced at a later date.

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2021 Winter Lakes Classic varsity schedule

Team1 Team2 Gender
Melrose Perham boys
Marshall Alexandria boys
East Grand Forks Eden Valley-Watkins boys
Litchfield Minnewaska boys
Roseau Albany girls
Pine City Sauk Centre girls
Menahga Eden Valley-Watkins girls
Marshall Alexandria girls