It was the East Metro Showcase today. Unlike yesterday, when the visitors won 2 and the east metro 1, today's result was 3-2 in favor of the east metro. All are boys games.
Roseville gave St. John's Lutheran of Ocala, FL, its a second shellacking of the showcase 106-49 as Logan Brown led a balanced attack with 17 points.
Hopkins beat Milwaukee Riverside 91-58 as Siyani Chambers scored 20.
Onalaska (WI) edged St. Paul Johnson 61-59 despite Marcus Marshall's 15 points.
Eden Prairie 72 LaCrosse (WI) Aquinas 45. Sander Mohn and Abien Carpenter scored 15 points each for EP.
Gale-Ettrick-Trempeleau (WI) 66 St. Paul Central 44
In 2 other games of note:
Edina girls 63 Woodbury 50 as Katybeth Biewen scored 28. Make that 3-3 for the east metro.
Duluth East boys 63 #2AAA Mpls. Washburn 62. Shaq Coleman made 2 FT with 4 seconds remaining for the win. Taylor Stafford scored 21, Johnny Woodard 13. On Friday night, East lost to #4AAA 67-64 as Coleman led East with 14 points, Akolda Manyang scored 10 with 13 rebounds and 8 blocks, and Stafford and Woodard added 25 between them. More to the point, Grand Rapids' Austin Pohlen scored 23 and Alex Illikainen 18.
Player of the Day
Katybeth Biewen, Edina girls
Coach of the Day
David Flom, Eden Prairie boys