For the second year in a row DeLaSalle beat Spring Lake Park to capture the Section 3AAA title. This year the Islanders won by a 71-61 score despite some early plays by Spring Lake Park.
Andover scored a 41-37 win against Forest Lake in the Section 7AAAA final while Spring Lake Park fell to DeLaSalle 71-61 in the Section 3AAA final.
Fourth-seeded Andover opened play in Section 7AAAA with a 57-49 win over rival and No. 5 seed Blaine March 7. Blaine’s Matt Barthels and Andover’s Jake McNallan each had 15 points to share game-high honors. Bengals senior Jerome Egbujor had a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds, while senior guard Joe Robel had four [...]
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.
Andover 71, Anoka 66 Anoka senior guard Malcom Seals had a game-high 29 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Tornadoes as Andover won the rivalry-game 71-66 in Anoka Feb. 15. Huskies junior forward Connor Wilkie had 27 points for the visitors, who led by five points at the break and made it stand for [...]
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 [...]
Boys’ basketball can be a strange game, just ask St. Francis coach Ryan Hauge.
Since an 11-0 start to the season, the Fighting Saints can’t shake losses, going 0-6. The latest was a 73-67 defeat at Spring Lake Park in a North Suburban Conference contest Jan. 29.