Apple Valley pounds school from Tennessee 79-46
BASKETBALL • BOYs
• APPLE VALLEY 79, LAUSANNE COLLEGIATE SCHOOL (Tenn.) 46: The Eagles decisive victory capped a sweep for the Minnesota teams in the Timberwolves Shootout at Target Center on Saturday. Gary Trent Jr. scored 27 points in 28 minutes, and Tre Jones added 14 points to lead Apple Valley. The Eagles outrebounded the Lynx 44-25, 19 of which were offensive rebounds. Isaiah Stokes led the Lynx with 17 points and eight rebounds.
• MAPLE GROVE 70, IOWA CITY WEST (Iowa) 57: Tywhon Pickford scored 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting and collected 13 rebounds to power the Crimson past the Trojans. Missouri-signee Reed Nikko flirted with a triple-double with 18 points, eight rebounds and seven blocks. Point guard Brad Davison had nine points and dished out eight assists. The Crimson led by one at halftime but shot nearly 61 percent in the second half to pull away for the victory. The Trojans were led by Connor McCaffery's 20 points.
• ROCHESTER JOHN MARSHALL 90, RIVERSIDE UNIVERSITY HIGH (Wis.) 72: Senior Michael Hurt scored 35 points and younger brother Matthew added 18 to lift the Rockets over the Tigers. The Hurt brothers combined to shoot 22-for-34 from the field, including five made three-pointers. Isaiah Walden chipped in with 17 points and five rebounds. The Rockets finished shooting over 54 percent from the field and 40 percent from behind the arc.
• CHAMPLIN PARK 76, ABRAHAM LINCOLN HIGH (Iowa) 45: The Raiders jumped out to a 37-15 before halftime and cruised to the victory over the Lynx. Theo John had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead Champlin Park. Teammate McKinley Wright added 10 points and nine rebounds. Aaron Kloeppner finished with 15 points, including three three-pointers. The Raiders limited the Lynx to 34 percent shooting from the field.
BASKETBALL • GIRLS
• SHAKOPEE 63, EDEN PRAIRIE 53: Taylor Koenen had 21 points, and Caleigh Rodning added 15 to help the Sabres remain undefeated. The Sabres, ranked No. 3 in this week's Class 4A coaches poll, improved to 7-0. Jordan Schinas led the Eagles with 16 points, and Esabelle Levine added 15.
HOCKEY • BOYs
• BLAINE 5, DULUTH EAST 2: The No. 2-ranked Bengals fell behind 2-1 after one period before shutting down the Greyhounds. Senior Riley Tufte completed a hat trick with an empty-net shot in the last moments of the game. He has committed to play hockey next year at Minnesota Duluth. Patrick Buck and Brian Broos had the other two goals for the Bengals.
• MINNETONKA 5, TOTINO-GRACE 2: TJ Rogers and Brendan Skarda each scored twice to help the Skippers down the Eagles. Rogers' first goal put the Skippers up 3-1 early in the third period, but the Eagles answered less than a minute later with a goal from Ryan Johnson. Rogers and Skarda each responded with their second goal of the game to clinch the victory.
• TARTAN 2, IRONDALE 1: The Titans rallied for the victory with both of their goals in the third period. Nick Steinberg evened the score five minutes into the final period, and one minute later Sam Lindahl netted the game-winner.
• EASTVIEW 5, CRETIN-DERHAM HALL 2: The Lightning led 3-0 after two periods and breezed past the Raiders. Joe Stillings put Eastview on the board in the first period, and Zach Anderson and Jesse Fan each added a goal in the second period.
HOCKEY • GIRLS
• ORONO 2, TOTINO-GRACE 1: Brianna Bren scored a pair of goals to help Orono earn a victory over the Eagles. Celine Pelto found Bren for the game-winning goal with less than four minutes remaining.
• EAGAN 5, APPLE VALLEY 2: Taylor Anderson scored two goals and added an assist to lift the Wildcats to a South Suburban victory. The Eagles tied the game 2-2 early in the second period after Reagan Roelofs scored an unassisted goal. But Brooke Madsen, Taylor Luecke and Anderson each added a goal to secure the Eagan victory.
• PRIOR LAKE 8, ROCHESTER JOHN MARSHALL/LOURDES 5: After an early goal in the second period, the Rockets held a 4-0 lead. The Lakers then scored six unanswered goals. Rochester added another goal less than a minute into the third period to get within one, but then Prior Lake scored two more goals. Katie Huntington had a hat trick, and Kelly Gleason had two goals to lead the Lakers. Rebecca Freiburger and Brooke Hansen scored both of the goals for the Rockets.