Luverne's Averill Sehr battles for a rebound with a Jackson County Central player during Thursday's tournament game in Worthington.

Girls qualify for first postseason title game since 1980

The Luverne girls’ basketball team earned the right to play in a postseason championship game for the first time in 40 years Thursday in Worthington.

That became a reality during the South Section 3AA semifinals, where the top-seeded Cardinals knocked off No. 4 Jackson County Central 66-45 to earn a berth in a postseason title tilt since 1980.


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