Senior guard Brad Davison scored 41 points to help Maple Grove, ranked No. 2 in Class 4A, outlast Armstrong, ranked No. 9, 72-64 in a Northwest Suburban Conference boys’ basketball game on Tuesday.
Davison, who was averaging 27.1 points per game, had five three-pointers to lead the Crimson. Davison was coming a 41-point performance in the Crimson’s 81-70 victory over Hopkins on Saturday.
Davonte Saeed-El scored 19 to lead Armstrong.
The score was tied 34-34 at halftime.
Annandale 71, Litchfield 49: Jarod Wilken scored 22 points to lead the balanced Cardinals, ranked No. 3 in Class 2A, past the host Dragons in the Wright County Conference.
Apple Valley 78, Lakeville South 67: Luke Martens scored 22 points and Tre Jones 19 to help the Eagles, ranked No. 5 in Class 4A, hold off the Cougars. Jeff Sheehan scored 19 to lead the Cougars, who trailed by 21 points at halftime.
Champlin Park 92, Elk River 47: Led by McKinley Wright’s 22 points, the Rebels, ranked No. 1 in Class 4A, coasted past the Elks.
DeLaSalle 69, Brooklyn Center 59: Gabe Kalscheur scored 22 points and Goanar Mar had 14 points and 20 rebounds to lead the host Islanders, ranked No. 1 in Class 3A, to the Tri-Metro Conference victory over the Centaurs.
Forest Lake 83, Stillwater 67: Senior forward Mitch Jerde scored 40 points to fuel the Rangers’ Suburban East Conference victory. Devontae Hatcher scored 25 to lead the Ponies.
Lakeville North 104, Farmington 71: Nathan Reuvers scored 35 to lead the Panthers, ranked No. 5 in Class 4A, past the Tigers. Sam Wilson scored 25 to lead Farmington.
Mahtomedi 60, St. Thomas Academy 57: Parker Fox scored 26 points to help the Zephyrs, ranked No. 8 in Class 3A, outlast the host Cadets. Sam Vascellaro scored 15 to lead the Cadets.
Osseo 63, Totino-Grace 60: The visiting Orioles opened a six-point halftime lead and then held on for the Northwest Suburban Conference victory over the Eagles, ranked No. 3 in Class 3A. Matt Bezdicek scored 12 points to lead four Orioles in doubles figures. Nathan Kavolak scored 16 to lead the Eagles.
Simley 81, Henry Sibley 64: Senior forward DeAndre Smith scored 44 points to lead the Spartans to the Metro Conference East victory over the Warriors.
Watertown-Mayer 70, Glencoe-Silver Lake 65 [OT]: The host Royals, ranked No. 10 in Class 2A, outscored the Panthers 14-9 in the overtime to pull out the Wright County Conference victory. Trae Berhow scored 22 to pace the Royals.
Apple Valley 66, Lakeville South 58: The Eagles, ranked No. 3 in Class 4A, built a 14-point halftime lead and went on to defeat the Cougars. Senior guards Erin Baxter (23 points) and Lyndsey Robson (21 points) paced Apple Valley. Katie Guentzel scored 18 to lead the Cougars.
Holy Angels 85, Columbia Heights 58: The Stars, ranked No. 1 in Class 3A, pulled away in the second half for the Tri-Metro Conference victory over the host Hylanders. Megan Thompson and Megan Meyer each scored 19 to lead the Stars, who outscored the Hylanders 48-29 in the second half.
Mahtomedi 71, South St. Paul 34: Emma Grothaus scored 21 points and Marisa Gustafson 20 as the Zephyrs, ranked No. 7 in Class 3A, cruised past the Packers.
Delano 5, Waconia 3: John Keranen had two goals and an assist and Ben Meyers had a goal and two assists as the Tigers, ranked No. 2 in Class 1A, edged the Wildcats.
Hill-Murray 5, Henry Sibley 1: Emmet Nath scored two goals in a 13-second span and had an assist to highlight the victory for the Pioneers, ranked No. 5 in Class 2A. Nath’s goal with two seconds remaining in the first period gave the Pioneers a 2-0 lead. Nath then scored 11 seconds into the second period.
Holy Family 5, St. Michael-Albertville 2: The Fire scored three times in the first eight minutes en route to the nonconference victory. Peter Tabor had two goals and an assist for the Fire, ranked No. 9 in Class 2A. Tabor scored his first goal 45 seconds after the opening faceoff.
Lakeville North 4, Benilde-St. Margaret’s 2: Blake Brandt had two goals and an assist to lead the Panthers, ranked No. 7 in Class 2A, to the nonconference victory. The teams were tied 1-1 after one period, before Brandt scored twice in the second.
Blake 4, St. Paul United 1: The Bears, ranked No. 1 in Class 1A, skated past No. 3 St. Paul United for their ninth consecutive victory.
Centennial 5, Champlin Park 1: Gabbie Hughes scored three goals and Allison Pitlick two to power the Cougars, ranked No. 9 in Class 2A, past the Rebels. Hughes’ second goal broke a 1-1 tie and Pitlick scored twice in the second period to extend the Cougars’ lead to 4-1.