’Tonka outlasts Hopkins
• MINNETONKA 76, HOPKINS 73: Amar Miller scored 25 points as the Skippers, ranked No. 10 in Class 4A, handed the No. 4 Royals their first Lake Conference loss. Xavier Johnson scored 26 to lead the Royals, who had a 16-game winning streak ended. The Royals will play Eden Prairie on Friday with the Lake Conference title and top seed in Class 4A, Section 6 at stake.
• EDINA 77, EDEN PRAIRIE 74: Will Moreton’s three-point field at the buzzer lifted the Hornets past the Eagles, ranked No. 5 in Class 4A. Walt McGrory scored 21 points and Moreton 20 to lead the Hornets. Nick Geolat had 16 points to lead the Eagles.
• APPLE VALLEY 56, LAKEVILLE NORTH 54: Brock Bertram had 14 points and 14 rebounds to help the host Eagles hold on against the Panthers. Gary Trent Jr. added 12 points for the Eagles, who led by two at halftime. Connor Flack had 22 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Panthers, who lost to the Eagles by 21 last month.
• EASTVIEW 79, LAKEVILLE SOUTH 78: Keegan Dickson’s basket with 0.1 seconds left lifted the Lightning over the Cougars in a game that had three lead changes in the final 30 seconds. Martin Mitchell scored 23 points and Dickson scored 16 to lead the Lightning. Jack Sorenson led the Cougars with 23 points.
• PRIOR LAKE 93, EAGAN 92: The Lakers, who led by 12 points at halftime, withstood a strong second half by the Wildcats and Bryndan Matthews. Matthews scored an Eagan school-record 46 points. San Schultze scored 23 to lead the Lakers.
• CRETIN-DERHAM HALL 74, EAST RIDGE 58: Sam Neumann scored 27 points and Joe Rosga scored 18 to lead the Raiders, who are ranked No. 6 in Class 4A, past the Raptors, who are ranked No. 8. Sid Tomes scored 22 to lead the Raptors.
• MINNEAPOLIS ROOSEVELT 73, MINNEAPOLIS SOUTHWEST 72: The Teddies, ranked No. 4 in Class 2A, converted a free throw with 4.2 seconds left for the victory. London Cobbs scored 22 to lead the Teddies. Arthur Frazier had 37 points and 15 rebounds for the Lakers.
• NEW PRAGUE 64, HUTCHINSON 54: Taylor Hustad scored 23 points to help the Trojans, ranked No. 3 in Class 3A, hold off the Tigers. The victory was the 649th for Trojans coach Ron Gunderson. Gunderson, in his 38th season, is the third winningest girls’ coach in state history. Erin Corrigan scored 17 to lead the Tigers.
• PARK CENTER 81, SPRING LAKE PARK 46: Sophomore Mikayla Hayes scored 23 points to lead the Pirates, ranked No. 4 in Class 3A, past the Panthers.
• ELK RIVER 62, CHAMPLIN PARK 54: Sophomore Gabi Haack scored 16 points to lead the Elks, ranked No. 6 in Class 4A, to the Northwest Suburban victory.
• LAKEVILLE NORTH 78, APPLE VALLEY 73: MacKenzie Denk scored 20 points and Temi Carda 18 to help the Panthers outlast the Eagles. Lyndsey Robson scored 27 points and Sara Teske scored 26 to lead the Eagles.
• ELK RIVER 10, ST. FRANCIS 1: Reggie Lutz had three goals — two in the first 4 minutes, 13 seconds of the game — and two assists and Peter Jones scored three goals as the Elks skated past the Saints in the Class 2A, Section 7 quarterfinals. Jacob Jaremko contributed a goal and four assists for the top-seeded Elks.
• MINNEAPOLIS 9, RICHFIELD 0: Jake Erickson, Connor Fulco and Zev Larcoran each had a goal and two assists to lead Minneapolis to the victory in the Class 1A, Section 2 first round. Minneapolis, the sixth seed, broke the game open with six goals in the second period.
• CLOQUET-ESKO-CARLTON 9, ST. MICHAEL-ALBERTVILLE 4: Koby Bender had the hat trick and Cole Litsey and Kyle Klatt each scored two goals to lead the Lumberjacks to the Class 2A, Section 7 quarterfinal victory.
• BRAHAM EXTENDS STREAK: Braham, No. 5 in Class 2A, defeated Barnum, No. 2 in the same class, 67-52 for its 72nd consecutive home victory. Braham, which improved to 23-2 overall and 10-0 at home, tied Walnut Grove for the longest known home winning streak in boys’ basketball state history. Walnut Grove’s streak ran from 1952-60. Barnum’s victory came on the sixth anniversary of the streak’s start.
• 500TH VICTORY: Granada-Huntley-East Chain coach Rick Uttech became the 16th girls basketball coach in state history to reach 500 career victories when Granada-Huntley-East Chain defeated St. James 74-53 on Monday.