roundup

Osseo remains unbeaten

BOYS’ BASKETBALL

• OSSEO 78, MAPLE GROVE 75: The Orioles came out on top Friday night in a matchup between Class 4A’s third- and fourth-ranked teams. Osseo was down nine at halftime but rallied in the second half to continue an undefeated season with its 15th win. John Bezdicek led the Orioles with 17 points, Allan Anderson backed him up with 16. Brad Davison scored a season-high 35 points for Maple Grove. It was announced on Friday that the Crimson’s Tywhon Pickford would miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery. The junior is the team’s leading scorer, averaging 18.3 points per game.

• SPRING LAKE PARK 48, ARMSTRONG 41: The Panthers upset the Falcons, ranked No. 6 in this week’s Class 4A poll. Mark Rahile led Spring Lake Park with 15 points. True Thompson had 19 points for Armstrong, but the Panthers defense held all other Falcons scorers in single digits.

• HOPKINS 104, EDEN PRAIRIE 78: The No. 1-ranked Royals beat the Eagles in a Lake Conference matchup. Amir Coffey, who has committed to play basketball for the Gophers next year, scored 28 points to lead Hopkins. Besides Coffey, six other players scored in double figures for the Royals. Junior Owen Chose scored 27 for the Eagles.

• ELK RIVER 79, TOTINO-GRACE 68: Matthew Keller scored his 1,000th career point for the Elks. The senior had a game-high 34 points, including 11 free throws. Trent Pink chipped in 16 points for Elk River. Rocky Kreuser scored 22 points for the Eagles.

• CENTENNIAL 83, ANOKA 76: In his first game since being sidelined with an injury, Tyler Peterson led the Cougars with 25 points. Logan Mercado added 20. Jake Phipps scored 23 points for the Tornadoes.

• WOODBURY 83, STILLWATER 65: Jace Kinner scored 17 of his 20 points in the second half to lead the Royals past the Ponies. Jeremiah Coddon added 19 points for Woodbury. Wyatt Blinkhorn scored 20 points for Stillwater, and Manny Jingco scored 16.

• ST. THOMAS ACADEMY 76, SIMLEY 73: Despite scoring a career-high 43 points, Simley’s Jack Stensgard wasn’t able to lead the Spartans to victory. The Cadets offense was led by Joe Harvey’s career-high 30 points.

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

• HOPKINS 78, EDEN PRAIRIE 47: The Royals, ranked No. 1 in Class 4A, trailed by one at halftime. Hopkins went on to score 49 points in the second half, while limiting the Eagles to 17 points. Senior Nia Hollie scored 33 points. K’Aezha Wubben had 12 points, 10 coming in the second half. Sophia Hughes led Eden Prairie with 17 points. This is the 10th straight win for Hopkins since losing to No. 3-ranked St. Michael-Albertville.

• BLAINE 69, CHAMPLIN PARK 63: Allison Jablonsky scored 34 points to lead the Bengals past the Rebels in a Northwest Suburban matchup. It was the senior guard’s highest point total of the season. Theresa Grace Mbanefo added another 17 for Blaine. Hanna Crymble scored 22 points for Champlin Park.

• CHANHASSEN 54, BENILDE-ST. MARGARET’S 39: Junior Nikki Lucas had 23 points to lead the Storm’s offense. Laura Taylor added 13 for Chanhassen. Brooke Stanley scored 16 for the Knights.

• HOLY ANGELS 82, DELASALLE 64: All of the Stars scorers had over 10 points. Senior Laura Bagwell-Katalinich led the way with 25 points, followed by Megan Meyer’s 18. Camryn Speese led the Islanders offense with 20.

GIRLS’ HOCKEY

• SHAKOPEE 5, ARMSTRONG/COOPER 3: The scores was tied 2-2 heading into the final period. The Sabres took control two minutes into the third when Jackie Falk scored off an assist from Emily Roder. The Wings countered less than three minutes later on Caitlin Quinn’s power-play goal. Tristen Truax had the go-ahead goal midway through the period, and Myka Stave had an empty-netter to seal the game for Shakopee.

• ST. FRANCIS/NORTH BRANCH 2, CHISAGO LAKES 1: Senior Kalley Wagner scored both of the goals for St. Francis/North Branch, including a shorthanded goal that broke the tie. Sarah Sargeant scored on a power play for the Wildcats.

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