Girls Varsity Basketball · Knight Girls Beat Maple Grove For State Berth

70 St. Michael Albertville High School
52 Maple Grove Senior High School
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KNIGHTS ARE STATE BOUND!!!!! In tonight’s rematch of the last two section championships against Maple Grove, the Knights scored first, but then fell behind 12-6 before going on an 11-5 run to tie the game at 17 with 10 minutes remaining in the first half. The two teams exchanged baskets and then the Knights closed the half on a 12-5 run to hold a 34-27 lead at halftime. With 9 minutes remaining in the game, the Knights held a slim 47-41 advantage. In the next 5 minutes, they outscored the Crimson 13-2 behind back-to-back 3s from Emma Miller and Kenzie Kramer to take a 60-43 lead with 4 mins left. The final score was 70-52 to send the Knights to the STATE tournament! Vanessa Alexander set the tone from the opening tip and finished with a double-double of 12 points and 11 rebounds. Kenzie Kramer led all scorers with 22 points and Tessa Johnson had 17. Kendal Cox finished with 7 rebounds. The Knights will know their opponent and game time after seeding takes place on Saturday. ???? #ourway #heatrises #team50