Aurora Conference Tournament round one: Hutch and Monroe Girls, Eielson and Delta boys advance

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The First round of the Aurora Conference Championship Tournament is in the books and the semi-finals are officially set for tonight.
We'll start with the girl's Bracket where Delta and Hutchison kicked off the tournament at about 9 oclock this morning.
The Hawks took this tourney opener in a 42-37 effort.
This allowed the Hawks to advance to the Semis, where they took on the top seeded Galena Hawks.
In the other girl's game in the opening round, Monroe Catholic defeated Eielson 48-23.
They will play Valdez in the semi-finals, while Delta and Eielson will head to consolation play.
In the Boy's Bracket, Hutch and Delta faced off once again, but this time Delta advanced with a 74-57 victory.
The Huskies will now take on the top seeded Valdez Buccaneers in the semi-finals.
And the final game of the opening round saw Eielson defeat Galena 91-55.
The Ravens will now take on their arch-rival Monroe Catholic in the semi-finals while Hutchison and Galena await their opponents in the consolation bracket.

The second round in that Girl's Bracket saw our first real upset, when the Hutch Girls took down the #1 Seed Galena Hawks.
We'll have a full recap of that game and the rest of round two tomorrow night.