The St. Cloud Tech Tigers boys hockey team will head north for their opening round game in the section playoffs.

St. Cloud Tech is the #5 seed in Section 8AA and will ride the bus to face #4 Bemidji on Tuesday night. The Tigers lost 3-2 at Bemidji in early December.

The winner of Tech and Bemidji will face the winner of #8 River Lakes and #1 Moorhead. The Stars defeated Northern Lakes 9-5 in a play-in game Saturday for the right to challenge the Spuds in the quarterfinal.

In the upper half of the bracket, #3 Roseau will host #6 Buffalo and #2 Brainerd is at home to take on #7 Monticello. Monticello beat #8 Becker 7-1 in a play-in game.