The Bengals wrestled to very lofty results with both state qualifiers placing among the best in the state. Sophomore Malik Stewart lost his section final rematch in the 120-pound state championship to St. Michael-Albertville’s Michael McKee.
Upsets, records and milestones summed up the first round of section boys’ basketball action Thursday night.
Seven area wrestlers win Section 7AAA titles in one of the toughest sections in the state.
St. Francis sophomore Natalie Wasche made one of the loudest cheering sections inside the Sports Pavilion at the University of Minnesota proud during the Class AA state gymnastics meet Feb. 22.
Third-seeded Eden Prairie scored three unanswered goals to skate past Andover 4-2 in the Class AA state girls’ hockey quarterfinal game played at Xcel Energy Center Thursday afternoon.
When the Elk River-Zimmerman skaters were receiving their second-place medals after their 3-1 loss to Andover in the section finals, Andover coach Melissa Sailor fixed a compassionate gaze on one of them as she skated across the rink – her sister Mandy Sailor, Elk senior defenseman.
While Cambridge-Isanti dominated the Section 7AA gymnastics meet with a 142.900 score, a few area gymnasts qualified for the state meet. Andover junior Sarah Miller earned a place at the state meet in three events: balance beam, vault and floor exercise. Miller won the section title on beam with a score of 9.400, 0.050 ahead of runner-up Hannah Haight of Cambridge