2nd-ranked Hastings overcame a 13-point deficit to slip past the 4th-ranked Cambridge-Isanti wrestlers 33-31 in the title match of Saturday’s Anoka Duals.
In the semis, the Bluejackets (22-5) defeated solid New London-Spicer (5th-ranked Class AA) 40-24 after opening with a 50-11 win over section-mate Andover. At the tourney, Clayton Jennissen won his 165th career match– 2nd all-time in wins for Cambridge-Isanti wrestling.
Friday night, the Bluejackets finished their Mississippi 8 Wrestling schedule with a 34-22 win over Becker (ranked 8th in AA). Earning falls for C-I were Ben Hartnett (132), Clayton Jennissen (195) and Trent Chromy (220).
Braham Girls 69, Hibbing 41
The Bombers, ranked 3rd in Class AA girls basketball, earned their 20th win of the season with a Saturday matinee win over the visiting Bluejackets. Becca Dahlman scored 39, Kelsey Sorenson-Giffrow 14 and Austyn Eng 9 to pace Braham.
Warriors split with RAHS
On Saturday at Faith Foreston, the Cambridge Christian boys basketball team received 14 points from Peter Maring, 11 from Jake Bergman and 9 from Josh Roble to hold off Rochester Area Home Schools 44-40 in CAL action.
The opener of the double-header saw the RAHS girls defeat the Warriors 76-55. Leading CCS were Ellie Werlein (24 pts) and Kristin Bergman (10).
C-I Girls 79, Duluth Denfeld 36
The Bluejacket girls hoops squad raised its record to 13-8 with a non-conference win over the visiting Hunters Feb. 4. Whitney Olson hit 5 three-pointers to finish with 26 points for the Bluejackets. Whitney now is 15 points away from the all-time Bluejacket girls scoring record heading into the Feb. 6 home game with Monticello.
Braham Boys 96, Ogilvie 34
The Bombers, top-ranked in Class AA boys basketball, held a 64-18 halftime lead over the host Lions during the Feb. 3 GRC victory. Pacing the team were Tyler Vaughan (23), Anthony Bias (20), Cameron Braund (17) and Shaun Hollenkamp (16).