North High School’s Tori Gardner competed on prep gymnastics’ biggest stage recently. The sophomore wrapped up her season with an appearance at the state meet on Feb. 20 at the University of Minnesota’s Sports Pavilion.
Teams that win only 20 percent of their games in the regular season don’t normally knock off the No. 1 seed in the first round of the playoffs. That’s what the Hill-Murray boys basketball team pulled off last week, however.
Tartan sophomore forward Jarvis Thomas (10) puts up a shot guarded by Wyatt Blinkhorn (3) in Section 4AAAA quarterfinal first half action. The Titans beat Stillwater 43-37 at home Feb. 24. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
The boys basketball teams from North and Tartan opened the post-season with home games on Feb. 24. Both squads were pushed by their lower-seeded opponents but held on to win.
The Roseville Area High School boys hockey team saw its season come to an end in the Section 4AA quarterfinals on Feb. 20 at Aldrich Arena. The Raiders fell 4-1 to Suburban East Conference rival White Bear Lake.
After graduating three starters from last year’s team that went 24-2, the Roseville Area High School girls basketball team wasn’t expected to be battling it out for a No. 1 seed in the section playoffs this season.
The Roseville Area High School and Concordia Academy boys basketball teams faced tall tasks in their opening-round playoff games last week. Both faced much-higher seeded opponents and were unable to pull off any upsets.