Tonight will be the fourth time these teams have played and the first time in a playoff game. Prior Lake leads the all-time series with 2 wins and 1 loss.
Buffalo and Prior Lake played in three consecutive season opening non-conference games from 2005 thru 2007. The Lakers won in 2005 by a score of 35 to 20 and again in 2006 by a score of 34 to 7. Buffalo won the 2007 game 23 to 9.
This will be the 62nd postseason playoff game for the Lakers. Their record so far in postseason playoff games is 29 wins and 32 losses.
Prior Lake has won 19 and lost 13 in the opening round of the playoffs. They have a 7 game winning streak in opening round games which started in 2011.
Prior Lake was assigned to the big school class in 2003 (5A from 2003 thru 2011 and 6A since 2012). Their playoff record in these last 15 years is 13 wins and 15 losses.