Anoka improved to 7-5 after a 47-39 win over district and Northwest Suburban Conference opponent Champlin Park Jan. 10.
The Tornadoes were held to just 16 points in the first half before they turned it around with a refocused half-court offense and defense for a 31-19 second-half edge with Anoka junior Kyrah Fredenburg leading the way with 18 points.
Boys’ basketball game recaps from Jan. 4-10 including an Andover win over Blaine, Anoka and Coon Rapids losses and Spring Lake Park keeps pace at the top of the North Suburban Conference.
Top area programs gear-up for holiday break tournaments.
Area girls’ basketball teams wrap-up the pre-winter break portion of the schedule with mixed results.
Among the area action, Andover upset Northwest Suburban Conference favorite Osseo 74-63 to improve to 2-3 overall in front of the home crowd on Youth Night Dec. 14.