CIMPC Girls Hockey seeded 5th for 7AA playoffs

The Cambridge-Isanti-Mora-Pine City girls hockey team was seeded 5th for the 2012 Section 7AA playoffs. The Bluejackets (8-13-3) will travel to No. 4 seed Duluth (7-15-2) for the Feb. 9 quarterfinals (7 p.m.). The Bluejackets defeated the Northern Stars 7-6 in OT back on the Nov. 12 season-opener.

The winner of the CIMPC/Duluth game will then head to No. 1 seed Elk River for a semifinal match on Saturday, Feb. 11 (TBD). The defending section champ Elks (18-3-3) are ranked 7th in Class AA.

In the other half of the brackets, No. 2 Grand Rapids-Greenway (14-7-3) hosts No. 7 St. Francis-North Branch (3-19-1), and No. 3 Cloquet-Esko-Carlton (11-12-1) hosts No. 6 Forest Lake (5-16-3).

The Section 7AA Championship will be held Thursday, Feb. 16 at Grand Rapids (7 p.m.).