Duluth, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- The top-seeded Esko girls' basketball team trailed by five at the break before storming back in the second half while McGregor came out hot out of the gate as both teams advanced in their section tournaments. Aitkin led the Eskomos by as many as 12 in the first half before Esko took over down the stretch, 53-35 in the Section 7AA quarterfinals. They advance to play Mesabi East on Thursday, March 13th in the semifinals. In Section 7A, Abby Hawkinson and the Mercs made easy work of South Ridge, 76-42. McGregor will play North Woods on Wednesday, March 12 in the semis at Romano Gymnasium. Posted by Sarah Wheeler Bio - Facebook - Twitter - E-Mail