Hermantown has taken turns this season as the top-ranked Class 1A team but has more commonly settled in at the No. 2 position. Not the case for Section 5A as the Hawks soar into the top-seed.
The section playoffs bracket was released on Wednesday, Feb. 16.
The seeds are as follows:
Opening round action gets underway on Tuesday, Feb. 22.
See the bracket below for all of the Section 5A matchups.