Here are the brackets for the Minnesota boys state hockey tournament

Quarterfinal action starts Mar. 30-31.
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The section finals in boys' high school hockey were completed Thursday night, and now 16 teams – eight in Class 2A and eight in Class 1A – are bound for the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul for next week's state tournament. 

The brackets were released Friday morning. Five teams in each class are seeded 1-5 with the remaining three in each class selected by random draw. Here are the matchups. 

Class 1A quarterfinals - Tuesday, Mar. 30

11 a.m. - #2 Gentry Academy (16-0-0) vs. Northern Lakes (18-3-0)

1 p.m. - #3 East Grand Forks (13-8-0) vs. Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato (10-8-2)

6 p.m. - #1 Hermantown (19-1-0) vs. Dodge County (17-3-1)

8 p.m. - #4 Little Falls (13-4-1) vs. #5 Delano (14-6-1)

Class 2A quarterfinals - Wednesday, Mar. 31

11 a.m. - #2 Hill-Murray (18-2-0) vs. Wayzata (13-5-2)

1 p.m. - #3 Lakeville South (18-0-2) vs. Moorhead (13-7-1)

6 p.m. - #1 Eden Prairie (18-1-2) vs. St. Thomas Academy (13-4-3)

8 p.m. - #4 Maple Grove (20-1-0) vs. #5 Andover (18-2-1)

The semifinals will be played April 2, with Class 1A taking the ice for the morning/afternoon slate, followed by the 2A semifinalists in the night slate. 

State championship games will be played at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., respectively, on April 3. 

The girls hockey tournament is starting Friday with quarterfinal action in Class 1A. 

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