Posted On: 02/22/20 6:00 PM

The Playoffs are right around the corner. With small-school section tournaments set to begin in the next few weeks, it’s time to turn our attention to the postseason.

Section 1 has long been one of the toughest in Class AA and this year is no different. Three teams have spent a majority of the season ranked with two occupying legitimate “state title contender” space. There are Division I recruits, there are upperclassmen. There are athletic guards and strong big men. There are terrific coaches and a bevvy of styles. No matter how things shake out, Rochester will be a good place to be come the postseason.

Here’s a look at Section 1AA

Favorite: Caledonia/Lake City

The Warriors earn ‘favorite’ status by the slimmest of margins over Lake City but both teams are legitimately good enough to not only win this section, but also the state championship. Caledonia beat Lake City in an earlier meeting (way back in December) and has gotten better with Sam Privet returning to the lineup. This team has passed every test, beating just about every other contender in this section. Noah King is finally a senior

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