Packer girls will face a tough test against Hill Murray in state quarterfinals Tuesday

Published 9:54 am Saturday, March 27, 2021

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The Austin girls basketball team will open up state tournament play against Hill Murray at in Rochester Mayo 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Hill Murray (19-1 overall) has a QRF ranking of No. 1 and it has outscored its opponents on average of 62.6-32.6 points per game.

The Pioneers have won 19 straight after they lost their season opener to Minnetonka 69-46. They beat Mahtomedi 56-53 the Section 4AAA title game.

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Austin (11-4 overall) has a QRF rating of No. 14 and the Packers have outscored opponents on average of 59.4-47.5 this season.

Austin has won four straight and it beat Albert Lea 45-30 in the Section 1AAA title game.