In a matchup featuring two of the top boys' basketball teams in Class 2A, No. 2 Minneapolis North won 79-74 in overtime over No. 9 Caledonia on Saturday afternoon.

With 2:35 remaining, the Polars trailed by nine before going on a 17-0 run. North's Willie Wilson tied the game at 65 on a layup.

Eli Campbell led the Polars with 18 points; Davon Townley added 16.

Caledonia was led by the King brothers. Eli, a freshman, had 19 points and Noah, a junior, had 17.

Edina 76, Cretin-Derham Hall 70: Jack Middleton scored 25 to lead the Hornets to victory. Jacob Hutson added 23. Tre Holloman scored 26 for the Raiders. In its last two games, Edina has defeated last year's state champion, Cretin-Derham Hall, and Hopkins, the No. 1-ranked team in Class 4A, 80-79.

Breck 63, Holy Family 62: The Class 2A, No. 4 ranked Mustangs trailed by 10 with less than three minutes remaining but rallied to beat the No. 7 Fire. David Roddy had 21 points to lead Breck. Ryan Bowlin scored 23 for the Fire.

Buffalo 75, Maple Grove 70: Matthew Willert went over the 1,000-point plateau in helping the Bison build a big early lead and hold off the host Crimson. He finished with 32 points. Tony Dahl had 18 points and Aidan Bouman 12 for the Bison. Jared Rainey led the Crimson with 16 points, RaShaun Parker had 13, Lovell Williams had 12 and Caden Boettcher had 10.

Prior Lake 64, New Prague 54: The Class 4A, No. 2 Lakers pulled away from the host Trojans in the second half. Dawson Garcia led the Lakers with 32 points and Robert Jones had 10. Parker Johnson led the Trojans with 16 points, Nathan Brusseau had 14 and Hunter Nielsen 13.

Girls' basketball

Hutchinson 58, Anoka 56: The Tigers overcame an 11-point halftime deficit to defeat the visiting Tornadoes. Michaela Stamer led the Tigers with 13 points. Beth Torgerson scored 17 points to lead the Tornadoes and Olivia Anderson and Emily Josephson had 12 each.

Hastings 61, Woodbury 59: Ashley Fritz scored 23 points to lead the Raiders, Lilly Nuytten had 18 and Mallory Brake 14. Lizzy Dodge led the Royals with 12 points and Alexandrya Paulson and Solape Amusan had 10 each.

Girls' hockey

Lakeville North 3, Rosemount 2: Emily Reed of the Panthers tied the game with a goal with six minutes left and Brooke Power got the winner with 2½ minutes to play. Olivia Mattis scored the game's first goal for Lakeville North on a power play. Ava Nygaard and Kaleigh Swoope scored for the Irish.

Maple Grove 3, Blaine 2 (OT): Lauren Stenslie scored the game-winning power-play goal for the Crimson off an assist from Mannon McMahon. The duo also tied the game up in the third period. Tristana Tatur also scored for Maple Grove. Ramsey Parent and Maddie Andrle scored for the Bengals.

Cambridge-Isanti/Mora/Pine City 1, Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 0: Meghan Gibb made 38 saves to earn the shutout for the Bluejackets. Madelyn Skelton scored the lone goal of the game off an assist from Rilee Winters.

Lakeville South 3, Prior Lake 2: The Cougars scored two goals in the third period to beat the host Lakers. Paige Pavlish got the Lakers on the board first 1:57 into the game. Taylor Otremba tied the game 3:10 into the second for the Cougars. Charlotte Huntington put the Lakers back in front with 2:45 left in the second period. Ryann Wright tied the game for the Cougars 1:20 into the third and Taylor Stefan put them ahead for good with 6:16 left in the game.

Boys' hockey

White Bear Lake 5, Woodbury 4: With two minutes left, the Bears, No. 6 in Class 4A, were down 4-3. But Sam Newpower and Blake Meister scored within 14 seconds of each other as White Bear Lake avoided the upset. It was Newpower's second goal of the game. Jac Triemert led the Royals with two goals.

Mahtomedi 2, Hill-Murray 2 (OT): Remington Keopple made 37 saves as the host Pioneers tied with the Zephyrs, No. 3 in Class 1A. Ben Dardis made 28 saves for the Zephyrs. The Pioneers lost two one-goal leads. JD Metz and Tom Paradise scored in the second period for the Zephyrs. Axel Begley scored in the second for the Pioneers and Charlie Strobel tied the game with 7:52 left in the third.

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