Legacy Christian freshman Josh Peterson helped the No. 3 seeded Lions open the Section 5A tournament with an 8-0 win against No. 6 North Lakes Academy in Andover May 23. Peterson no-hit North Lakes, struck out 16 batters, walked one and hit one batter.
Girls golf in the ABC Newspapers coverage area is as strong as ever with Class A state champion Legacy returning several key players. Andover senior Sierra Langlie will attempt to make a sixth state appearance and Blaine will look to duplicate last spring’s successful run to the section team title.
Coon Rapids junior guard Chris Buckley set the single-game scoring record at Coon Rapids with 40 points, but it wasn’t enough to give the Cardinals (1-16) their first Northwest Suburban Conference win of the season in an 83-81 loss to Blaine Jan. 24.
No. 2 ranked Hopkins (Class AAAA) came to St. Francis for a match-up among two of the top programs in the state Jan. 11.