Weekend Sports: St. Michael-Albertville in line for conference title after winning at CIHS; Whitney Olson goes over 1,000 points in C-I Girls B-ball win at Rogers; Bomber Girls Hoops wins at Princeton
2nd-ranked St. Michael-Albertville was overpowering at the beginning and end of its lineup, resulting in a 32-25 victory over host Cambridge-Isanti Jan. 21. The Knights got pins at 103, 215 and 285 to go with a tech fall at 112 to highlight the key Mississippi 8 win over the 7th-ranked Bluejackets.
Scoring for Cambridge-Isanti that evening were Ty Tischer (8-5 decision at 119), Travis Holt (11-3 major at 135), Cody Skog (12-6 decision at 140), Adam Kelling (2-1 decision at 145), Mark Volker (8-1 decision at 160), Clayton Jennissen (fall at 171- left) and Derek Swanson 11-7 decision at 189).
The Knights are now 6-0 in the M-8 with two matches remaining; C-I falls to 3-2 in the conference.
• On Saturday, the Bluejackets went 4-0 at their own Cambridge-Isanti Duals round robin tourney. Wins by the Jackets were the following: 43-30 over St. Cloud Apollo; 46-24 over Mora; 52-16 over North Branch; 42-22 over Section 7AAA partner Forest Lake.
C-I Girls Basketball 58, Rogers 55 OT
Whitney Olson hit a three-pointer to give the Bluejackets the lead in the second half, a shot which had the junior guard surpassing 1,000 points in her career. Olson went on to lead C-I 22 points in the overtime victory at Rogers Jan. 21. Deandra Vavra scored 11, Darah Olson added 10 points, and Natalie Larson grabbed 12 rebounds in the conference victory.
Braham Girls Basketball 69, Princeton 34
Becca Dahlman scored 28 points and Hannah Dahlman 12 in the Bombers’ non-conference game at Princeton Jan. 22. Kelsey Sorenson-Giffrow added 11 points and Katie Nickles 10 to help raise the Bombers’ overall record to 16-1 on the season.
CCS Boys 88, Liberty Academy 75
The Warrior boys won their fourth straight game Jan. 21, getting 45 points from Peter Maring and 21 from Josiah Scheumann.
CCS Girls 50, Liberty Academy 36
Shelby Doble scored 14 to pace the Warrior girls over host Liberty Jan. 21. Ellie Werlein and Kellie Pedersen both added 8 points for CCS.