Boys hoops season comes to a close

The Magic fell to St. Cloud Apollo, 61-39, Wednesday night in the Section 5AAA quarterfinal game at Apollo. The Eagles, who are seeded second in the section, beat Monticello 58-44 in an early December match-up between the two teams.

St. Cloud Apollo advances to take on sixth-seeded Mound-Westonka, who upset Big Lake 65-61 in the first round. That game will be played at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Cloud State University, with the winner advancing to the section final game March 14.

Look for a full recap of Monticello’s loss to St. Cloud Apollo¬† in the March 14 edition of the Monticello Times.