Senior forward Jarod Wilken scored 43 points to lead Annandale to an 83-76 victory in three overtimes over Watertown-Mayer in the Class 2A, Section 5 boys’ semifinals Tuesday at St. Michael-Albertville High School.
The Wright County Conference rivals split their two regular-season games.
The Cardinals (25-4), who have won four consecutive section titles, will play Breck in the section championship game on Friday at St. Cloud State. Trae Berhow scored 32 to lead the Royals.
Breck defeated Holy Family 62-61 in overtime in the other semifinal.
Minnehaha Academy 73, St. Croix Lutheran 60: Jalen Suggs scored 22 points and JaVonni Bickham scored 19 to pace the Redhawks to the victory over the two-time defending Section 4 champion Crusaders. The Redhawks (22-5) will play Minneapolis Roosevelt for the section championship Friday. Jamaris Johnson scored 17 to lead the Crusaders (16-13).
Champlin Park 69, Mounds View 40: McKinley Wright scored 23 points as the Rebels, the top-ranked team in Class 4A, advanced to the Section 5 championship game. The Rebels will play Osseo on Friday for the section title. Osseo, the defending section champion, edged Park Center 62-61.
Minneapolis North 88, Cristo Rey Jesuit 45: Odell Wilson IV had 21 points and 18 rebounds and JaQuan Sanders-Smith scored 18 points to pace the defending Class 1A champion Polars past the Pumas in the Section 4 semifinals at Anoka-Ramsey Community College. The Polars (28-2) will play Prairie Seeds for the section title Friday. Jericho Sims scored 20 points to lead the Pumas (21-8). Sims finished his high school career with 2,005 points.
Prairie Seeds 74, Heritage Christian 70: Brian Robinson scored 27 points to help the Lycans (24-4) outlast the Eagles. C.J. Woda led Heritage Christian with 24 points.
• Tyler Krebs, who has coached the Burnsville football team the past six seasons, was named the coach at Lakeville South. Krebs succeeds Larry Thompson, who retired after 38 seasons as coach. Krebs, who played in the 1991 Prep Bowl on a Lakeville team coached by Thompson, was an assistant coach at Eastview for 14 seasons before moving to Burnsville.