by Jason Olson
Maple Grove 67, Andover 50
The Huskies (2-3) lost for the second time a week following Tuesday night’s 67-60 loss to Maple Grove, despite leading by two points at the half.
Andover’s Kara Hofschild scored a team-high 11 points and Haley Steinwand added 10 points.
Centennial 54, Anoka 43
After winning for the first time last Tuesday, the Tornadoes lost for the second time in a week following the latest Tuesday game, Dec. 14, losing at home to Centennial 54-43. Amber Bray was the lone Anoka player to score in double digits with 10 points while 10 players scored.
Blaine 43, Armstrong 39
The Bengals (4-2) built on a razor slim 16-15 lead at the half for its third win four game. Blaine’s Alysha Heath continued to lead the way with 15 points and Courtney Langiewicz had 12 points.
Irondale 54, St. Francis 44
The Saints entered halftime down by two points, but couldn’t make a basket down the stretch in a 54-44 loss to Irondale Tuesday.
St. Francis fell to 0-6 on the season, despite Jordan Falk’s game-high 17 points.
Spring Lake Park 45, North Branch 44
A tale of two halves was exactly what broke out as Spring Lake Park overcame an 18-point halftime deficit by outscoring the Vikings 32-13 in the second half for the North Suburban Conference road victory Tuesday.
Panthers Brenna Semanko led the way with 14 points and Jordan Zickermann added 13 points.