Trae Berhow scored 26 points to help the Class 2A, No. 10 Watertown-Mayer boys’ basketball team beat No. 3 Annandale on the road on Thursday night. Riley Alger and McKinley Gehlhausen added 12 points apiece for the Royals. The Cardinals were led by Jarod Wilken with 22 points, while Trenton Peterson and A.J. Hinz added 12 and 11, respectively.
Minneapolis North 65, Minneapolis Southwest 53: Isaac Johnson’s double-double on 33 points and 12 rebounds powered the Class 1A, No. 1 Polars over the visiting Lakers. Brennan Hawkins and C.K. Deeq scored 15 and 14, respectively, for the Lakers.
Maple Grove 93, Spring Lake Park 49: Brad Davison and Tywhon Pickford each scored 20 points to lead the Class 4A, No. 2 Crimson past the visiting Panthers. Jack Hutchison and Bubba Horton added 13 and 11 for the Crimson. Ben Whann and Elijah Elkerton led the Panthers in scoring with 14 and 11, respectively.
Delano 102, Blake 61: The Tigers looked every bit the No. 2 team in class 3A jumping out to a 65-38 lead at halftime and cruising to a 41-point victory. Derek Techam led the Tigers with 32 points, and Calvin Wishart added 24. The Bears’ Jack Moe led all scorers with 34 points.
Norwood Young America 78, Mayer Lutheran 58: Kali Grimm scored 21 points and Bren Fox added 20 to lead the Class 2A, No. 4 Raiders past the host Crusaders. Abby Mackenthun and Samantha Miller chipped in 13 and 11, respectively, for the Raiders. The Crusaders’ Emilee Gustin led all scorers with 24, while Maddy Hucky had 17. With the win, Raiders take the top spot in the Minnesota River Conference.
Elk River 61, Centennial 57: Gabi Haack continued her hot streak by scoring 28 points as the Class 4A, No. 2 Elks defeated the No. 7 Cougars at home. Ava Kramer added 15 for the Elks (12-0), who remain undefeated on the season. Sara Stapleton scored 21 points for the Cougars, and Taylor McAulay added 12.
Eastview 72, Prior Lake 60: Rachel Ranke scored 20 points to lead the Class 4A, No. 4 Lightning past the visiting Lakers. Megan Walstad added 18 for the Lightning. The Lakers were led by Riley Wheatcraft with 22, and McKenna Hofschild with 21.
Park Center 64, Totino-Grace 47: The Pirates defense held the host Eagles to 19 points in the first half, and Danielle Schaub scored 23 points, to lead the Pirates, ranked No. 10 in Class 4A, past the Eagles. Teammate Ann Simonet added 13. Brianna Glynn led the Eagles with 16.
Roseville 59, Forest Lake 41: Jayda Johnston scored 15 points and Jolisa Ross added 12 to lead the Class 4A, No. 9 Raiders past the visiting Rangers. Abigail Groeneweg led the Rangers with 14.
Breck 4, Minnehaha Academy 0: Blaine Madson stopped 16 shots for the shutout as the Class 1A, No. 3 Mustangs defeated the No. 12 Redhawks on the road. Carter Breitenfeldt, Evan Beniek, Will Torgerson and Mitch Machlitt scored for the Mustangs.
Roseau 2, Warroad 0: Alec Severson and Brandon Lund scored early as the Rams defeated the rival Warriors on the road. Willie Woolever stopped 10 shots for the Rams. Parker Orchard finished with 25 saves for the Warriors.
Cretin-Derham Hall 3, Mounds View 1: Jack English and Matt Gleason gave the Raiders an early 2-0 lead in the eventual win over the Mustangs. A third-period goal by Cole Jacobs would bring the Mustangs to within one, but a goal by the Raiders’ Joseph Gimberlin late in the period put the game out of reach.
Bloomington Jefferson 4, East Ridge 2: The Jaguars scored four unanswered goals to defeat the host Raptors. Nick Goedderz, Bob Lescarbeau, Hunter Jacobs and Noah Ganske scored for the Jaguars. Justin Hagen scored twice to give the Raptors an early 2-0 lead.
Breck 3, Alexandria 0: Gabby Billing scored two goals to lead the Class 1A, No. 2 Mustangs past the No. 11 Cardinals at home. Ally Qualley also scored for the Mustangs, while teammate Ally Frantzick stopped 26 shots for the shutout.
Edina 4, Stillwater 0: Olivia Kilberg and Annie Kuehl scored two goals apiece as the Class 2A, No. 1 Hornets defeated the Ponies on the road. The Hornets’ Anna Goldstein and Megan Smith combined for the shutout.
East Ridge 3, Mounds View 0: Siobhan Claugherty scored three points on two goals and an assist to lead the unranked Raptors past the Class 2A, No. 12 Mustangs. Grace Heiting got the Raptors on the board in the first. Chloe Heiting finished with 16 saves for the shutout.
Northfield 3, Faribault 1: Brynn Puppe scored twice to lead the Raiders past the visiting Falcons. Madi Goldsworthy got the Raiders on the board in the first. Mallory Tidona had 20 saves. Alexis Ferris scored the Falcons’ lone goal, while Camryn Salmonsen finished with 31 saves.