Blaine led top-seed St. Francis early in the Section 7AAAA semifinal but a combination of making shots under pressure and generating turnovers at the right time helped the Saints earn a 68-54 win and a spot in the finals.
High school seniors official put pen to paper during the NCAA’s early signing period Nov. 13. Several area prep standouts made their future plans be known for most sports. Football signees will announce decisions on Feb. 5.
For the first time this season St. Francis walked off a basketball court with a loss as Robbinsdale Copper (8-5, 3-0) won the highly-anticipated North Suburban Conference contest in St. Francis 85-68 Jan. 10.