Ranger girls’ basketball advances to section final

Forest Lake defeated Andover 62-44 in the second round of Section 7AAAA play at North Branch on Wednesday night after earning a bye in the first round.

The Rangers will face either No. 2-seed Anoka or third-seeded Cambridge-Isanti in the section final at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 8 at North Branch High School.

Forest Lake defeated Anoka earlier this season at the holiday tournament in Rogers, 60-40, and also beat the Bluejackets by 16 points in early December.

The Rangers are now 21-6 on the season.