Week 14 Tuesday Night Scoreboard Club

A couple of news items from South before we do this week's edition, Ephesia Holmes was out tonight due to some college recruiting type of violation according to the Twin Cities Hoops Insider. If she's out for South, don't look look for them to get past Hopkins. Don't be surprised if Wayzata beats them on Saturday. Tayler Hill with 25 in an easy win, but the Tigers did not look good. Also from the TCHI, Devon Lamb and 2 other South players were dismissed from the boys team at South.

They couldn't get the clock started on time and South decided to do their own warmup thing for their game (Minnetonka then South intros) after doing the intros alternately for the Wayzata/Southwest game. Makes me wish for the Michigan approach to this where even in a 1st round home game, the PA and such can't treat it like a home game. Also makes me want neutral timers like the NBA went to a couple of years ago.

Scores from 2/25 and 2/26/08 that caught my eye.
  • Hopkins and Minnetonka continue to roll in the Classic Lake as they prepare for Monday's showdown.
  • St. Thomas Academy gets a nice win over Sibley which makes the Classic Suburban interesting. Tartan is now only 1 game back and they host Sibley on the final night. How appropriate.
  • Burnsville gets Eastview again in OT, Tarell Clark with 22 in this matchup which sounds much like the 1st matchup. So with Kennedy's loss, we have the 3 way tie for 2nd. Eastview vs Burnsville in a 3AAAA final could be one of the best section championship games.
  • Prior Lake gets a big 5 pt win at Shakopee to take control of the Missota. They go 2 up with 3 to play. Shakopee falls a win behind New Prague.
  • Roosevelt with a 2 pt win at home over North to stay in the Mpls City race. They travel to league leader Henry on Monday and host Washburn next Thursday to control their own destiny.
  • The MCAA is done for the season but they had a couple of interesting non-conference games. Breck blows out New Life, but no Max Banchy for NLA. CHOF only beats Heritage on the road by 12 with no Stu Herman or John Hirte in the box for Heritage.
  • BSM wins at Spring Lake Park to set up the big showdown with Cooper on Friday night at BSM. With the Spring Lake Park loss, you have BSM with 1 league loss, Cooper with 2 and everybody else with at least 7. Spring Lake Park and Irondale are now tied for 3rd at 10-7.
  • Osseo officially clinches the NW Suburban (which has been over since it began) but they get taken to the limit by Champlin Park to do it. Nice to see a close game for Osseo as they approach the tournament. Park Center with the home upset of Elk River. Everybody in the league has at least 5 conference losses besides Osseo. So we ask, is the high number of conference losses in the league a sign of balance and strength or a sign of a weak league?
  • Harding takes Johnson to 2 overtimes before Johnson hangs on. Como Park can basically hand Johnson the league title with a win at Central on Friday. Speaking of Central, Dylan Hale with 39 and Larry Brown with 28 in a blowout of Arlington (who I'll see tomorrow vs MTS in a fun game)
  • Forest Lake does it again in the Suburban East as they pull the upset of Cretin-Derham Hall despite 29 pts from Michael Floyd. After starting 9-1, they went 1-6, but the Rangers have now won 6 in a row (5 at home) including back-back wins over Stillwater and CDH. If they can finish the season with a win at Mounds View, I might have to jump on their bandwagon in section 7AAAA. This result means that Stillwater's game at MV on Friday night is big. If Stillwater wins to stay in the front runner spot, FL will be looking at a chance to play for 3rd at MV on the final night. Stillwater holds off Woodbury in a good game where Joel Armstrong becomes the all time leading scorer for the Ponies. Congrats to Joel, Winona St got a steal with him. Nice to see him play with another SEC alum, Max Hintz of Woodbury.
  • In the Tri-Metro, a Zach Towle bomb late in OT wins it for Concordia at St. Bernard's. The Bulldogs had won 15 in a row coming in and this 2nd loss is another heartbreaker. Jordair Jett with 36 in the loss. While Concordia is mathematically alive, SB wins over SPA and Blake will give them the East even if they lose the monster game to DLS next Tuesday. St. Agnes can play spoiler for the West teams as they have DLS and Minnehaha left in addition to a nice section 4A matchup with SW Christian on Monday night.


  1. CHOF had a 25 point lead before subbing heavily

  2. CHOF had a 25 point lead before subbing heavily

  3. Hign number of losses in the NWS is due to balance. Champlin Park almost pull off the upset ...


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