Mackenzie Kramer made a three-point shot from the corner with 12 seconds left in overtime to give Class 4A, No. 9 St. Michael-Albertville a one-point lead over No. 7 Park Center and the Knights went on to win 66-60 in girls’ basketball Thursday night.

Whitney Dold scored six of her 10 points in the final two minutes of regulation to send the game to overtime. Jadyn Hanson led the Knights with 25 points. Kramer finished with 17 points.

The Pirates rallied from a five-point halftime deficit to take a lead late in regulation. T’Naye Griffin led the Pirates with 15 points while Adalia McKenzie had 14 points, Sommer Blackmore 13 and Meghan Dubois 10.


Centennial 70, Lakeville North 56: The Class 4A, No. 5 Cougars built a 13-point halftime lead and cruised to the victory over the No. 4 Panthers. Taylor McAulay and Claire Orth led the Cougars with 14 points each. Sydney Stapleton added 13 points for Centennial and Sara Stapleton 10. Lauren Jensen led the Panthers with 14 points, Ke James had 13, and Analiese Tschida and Taylor Brown 11 each.

St. Cloud Apollo 57, Monticello 53: The Eagles scored four points in the final 2.5 seconds to defeat the host Magic. Chloe Swanson broke a 53-53 tie with a pair of free throws. She finished with 14 points. Then after the inbounds pass was mishandled out of bounds, Shelby Pfannenstein made two free throws to seal the victory. She finished with 11 points. Lariah Washington led the Eagles with 19 points and Ashley Koepp had 12. Anna Olson led the Magic with 21 points and Lauran Zwack and Cat Terres had 11 each.

Mound Westonka 60, Blake 58: Jennifer Schaible scored 25 points to lead the Whitehawks past the visiting Bears. Cate Moe led the Bears with 19 points and Morgan Phillips had 16.


Boys’ basketball

Edina 75, Cretin-Derham Hall 61: The Hornets took a 15-point lead into halftime and cruised to victory over the visiting Class 4A, No. 2 Raiders. Anders Nelson led the Hornets with 23 points, Jack Middleton had 16, Luke Glenna 14 and Jacob Hutson 10. Sy Chatman led the Raiders with 18 points, Ryan Larson had 15 and Charlie Dennis and Daniel Oturu 10 each.

Orono 88, Monticello 84: Jarvis Omersa scored 28 points to lead the Class 3A, No. 2 Spartans past the visiting Magic. Matt Todd had 45 points for the Magic. Colton Codute had 20 points, Max Bjorklund 17 and Griffin Sage 16 for the Spartans.

Eden Prairie 72, Eastview 62: The Class 4A, No. 8 Eagles built a big lead in the first half and held off the visiting Lightning. Drake Dobbs and Connor Christensen had 22 points each for the Eagles. Essam Ibrahim led the Lightning with 20 points.

Roseville 60, Burnsville 52: The host Raiders started the second half on an 8-0 run to erase an eight-point deficit at halftime. Gary Smith III and Yohanes Gebeyehu led the Raiders with 12 points each. Marcus Shepley scored 24 points to lead the Blaze.

Benilde-St. Margaret’s 69, Totino-Grace 60: The Knights took a 17-point lead at halftime and held off the host Class 3A, No. 8 Eagles in the second half. Joe Dunn led the Knights with 17 points, Riley Miller had 11 and Nick Peterson and Carter Uphus 10 each. Charlie Jacob led the Eagles with 23 points and Riley Burger had 12.

Boys’ hockey

Minneapolis 5, Blake 4 (OT): Ben Murray scored 40 seconds into overtime to give Minneapolis the victory over the host Bears. Lachen Reid sent the game to overtime for the Bears with one second left in the third period. Jacob Erickson got Minneapolis on the board first 9:40 into the game. He later gave Minneapolis a 4-3 lead with 1:17 left in regulation. Before Reid’s game-tying goal, the Bears’ other three goals came in the second period. Tristan Broz, Jackson Saunders and Joe Miller gave the Bears a 3-2 lead. Minneapolis got a goal from Walter Tuli Eisenbeis in the second period and Huck Sorock in the third. Tommy Walsh stopped 30 shots for Minneapolis and Aksel Reid made 20 saves for the Bears.

Osseo 6, Anoka 3: Mitchell Maier scored three goals and had an assist to lead the Orioles past the visiting Tornadoes. The Orioles jumped out to a 4-1 lead after the first period. Ben Kleineschay made 21 of his 29 saves in the second and third periods to make the lead hold up. Ty Hill and Nate Musial had one goal and two assists each and Cade Wessman scored a goal for the Orioles. Carter Perry scored two goals and Adam Novack one for the Tornadoes.

Delano 2, Chanhassen 1: Jack Paulson and Evan Sivets scored 3:15 apart in the third period to give the Class 1A, No. 9 Tigers the victory over the host Storm. John Witcraft got the Storm on the board first with 4:03 left in the second period. Josh Weyandt stopped 22 shots for the Storm and Jackson Hjelle made 17 saves for the Tigers.

Park of Cottage Grove 4, East Ridge 2: The Wolfpack won a special teams battle against the Raptors. Keegan Oberding scored a power play and shorthanded goal for the Wolfpack. Anthony Brings and Matthew Moreland also scored on the power play for Park of Cottage Grove. The Raptors got a shorthanded goal from Carter Siedl and a power-play goal fro Gunnar Edlund. Luke Maul stopped 24 shots for the Wolfpack and Tomy Ogren made 25 saves for the Raptors.


Girls’ hockey

Lakeville South 3, Shakopee 2: Emily Fischler scored two goals 23 seconds apart in the first period to lead the Cougars past the host Sabers. Jackie Falk got the scoring started 12:28 into the first period for the Sabers. After Fischler gave the Cougars the lead after one period, Sophie Stoffers scored 3:27 into the second. Saylor Donnelly broke the 2-2 tie 3:18 later for the Cougars. Camryn Noess stopped 34 shots for the Sabers.

Princeton 4, Chisago Lakes 3 (OT): Ellie Schwartz scored her second goal of the game 1:19 into overtime to give the Tigers the victory over the host Wildcats. Schwartz got the scoring started for the Tigers with 6:42 left in the first period. Kenzie Skuza extended the lead 2:41 into the second. The Wildcats got goals from Laine DeVries and Madison Lundeen in a 1:45 span in the second to tie the game. Lundeen scored her second goal of the game with 56 seconds left in the second period. Maddy Peterson tied the score at 3 at 3:02 into the third period. Eden Betzler had two assists for the Tigers. Kara Schramel stopped 29 shots for the Tigers and Brooklyn Nelson made 28 saves for the Wildcats.

Spring Lake Park 5, Armstrong/Cooper 2: Lizzie Northquest had a goal and two assists to help the visiting Panthers build a 4-0 lead and hold off the Wings. Kamryn Crawford had three assists for Spring Lake Park and Sydney Symynkywicz, Lindsey Albers, Kylee Cruys and Liz Thomas each had a goal. Ana Aguado scored two goals for the Wings. Sami Miller stopped 29 shots for the Panthers and Kaylee Launderville made 23 saves for the Wings.

staff reports