Tuesday Prep Scores

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009 at 8:11 am

The Cambridge-Isanti boys continued their stretch of strong play, picking up their fourth win in their last five games with a 57-52 victory over St. Michael-Albertville Tuesday night.  The Bluejackets hit 12 of their 15 free throws in the second half to hold off the Knights and to improve to 7-3 in the Mississippi 8 conference (11-7 overall).  Guard Braden Johnson hit four 3-pointers en route to a team-high 16 points, with Zak Mathson adding 15 and Christian Metz 12.  The second-place Bluejackets travel to conference leaders Buffalo (10-0 conference, 14-5 overall) on Thursday night.

On the girls’ side, St. Michael-Albertville took advantage of 29 Bluejacket fouls by making 32 out of 43 free throw attempts on their way to a 71-63 victory.  The Bluejackets overcame a 12-point first half deficit and took a 5-point lead at one point in the second, but the conference-leading Knights used their free throw shooting and a strong full-court pressure defense to lead a comeback of their own.  Whitney Olson led Cambridge-Isanti with 16 points and Kelsey Holmberg chipped in with 11 for the Bluejackets, who dropped to 6-5 in the Mississippi 8, 14-7 overall.  They’ll take on Buffalo (8-4 conference, 11-11 overall) at home Friday night.

Mora 56 Foley by 53

Isle 58  Ogilvie 45

East Central 94 Pine City 64

Amery 72 Grantsburg 34

Esko 68 Hinckley-Finlayson 47

Braham 56 Rush City 22

North Branch 52 Fridley 50.


Pine City 64 Onamia 43

Rush City 68  Ogilvie 46

Moose-Lake Willow River 72 East Central 58

Isle 81 Aitkin47

Webster 70 Cumberland 56

Melrose 53 Mora 53-50

Fridley 62 North branch 34

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