This season’s basketball Cinderella Story might be reserved for the No. 4 seeded Andover boys’ basketball team which knocked off top-seed St. Francis 76-58 in the Section 7AAAA semifinals March 11.
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Andover, Anoka and Legacy Chrstian survive opening round games while Spring Lake Park is upset by Totino-Grace in its opener.
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.
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.
• Andover came up short against Hopkins 79-56 in the opening round of the Augsburg Classic in Minneapolis Thursday. The Royals led 38-26 at the half and added another 11 points to the lead in the second half. Andover’s Kane Ruhl led the team with 11 points while Hopkins had three players in double-digits led [...]
Top area programs gear-up for holiday break tournaments.