With five new coaches and an Anoka squad full of experience (five college signees) looking for a third section title in four seasons should make for an exciting girls’ basketball season.
St. Stephen’s (Anoka) girls varsity basketball team recently completed a 13-0 season by winning the North Suburban Parochial School League title with a 35-33 win against St. Vincent DePaul (Brooklyn Park) at St. Alphonsus in Brooklyn Center March 16.
Two-time defending Class A state champion Maranatha Christian Academy (26-4) captured the Section 4A title with an impressive 73-24 win against Legacy Christian Academy (16-13) March 8.
Tuesday’s snow day not only cancelled classes but also pushed section basketball contests back one day at North Branch High School.
Andover, Anoka and Legacy Chrstian survive opening round games while Spring Lake Park is upset by Totino-Grace in its opener.
Making baskets is the best way to win a basketball game. Andover girls’ basketball is learning how beneficial a hot hand can be and how detrimental a cold night from the field can be.
St. Francis The lone North Suburban Conference game of the evening was close in the end as North Branch downed rival St. Francis 52-48. The Saints held a 31-18 edge at halftime but the Vikings came roaring back basically flipping the score. St. Francis’ Emily Larson led the way with 19 points and Nicole Borstner [...]