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State girls basketball roundup: Minnehaha Academy cruises into Class 2A semis

CLASS 2A

Minnehaha Academy 75, Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 39

Addi Mack had 29 points to go with seven rebounds and seven assists to lead the Redhawks (27-3) back into the Class 2A semifinals for the second consecutive season.

Angel Hill tacked on 26 points for Minnehaha Academy. The third-seeded Redhawks came out blistering from the field, shooting 63 percent in the first half. Minnehaha Academy tallied 25 points off turnovers, versus just three for Waterville-Elysian-Morristown (19-12).

Minnehaha Academy will face second-seeded Albany in the semifinals at 8 p.m. Friday after Albany topped Rochester Lourdes 58-41 on Wednesday.

Providence Academy 94, Perham 84

Top-seeded Providence Academy used 49 points from star sophomore Maddyn Greenway to survive a scare from Perham.

The Lions (26-4) led by just three in the final three minutes of Wednesday’s contest before pulling away late. Greenway also had 12 rebounds and eight assists, while going 18 for 21 from the free-throw line.

Willow Thiel had 41 points and 20 rebounds for Perham (26-4).

Providence Academy will meet fifth-seeded Crosby-Ironton at 6 p.m. in Friday’s semifinals after Crosby-Ironton beat fourth-seeded New London-Spicer 63-50 on Wednesday.

CLASS 3A

DeLaSalle 81, Totino-Grace 49

All five DeLaSalle starters scored in double figures as the second-seeded Islanders shot a blistering 56 percent from the field in the second half.

Jordyn Johnson and Aneisha Scott each posted double-doubles for DeLaSalle (26-3). Scott tallied 14 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists.

The Eagles (17-12) were led by Chloe Nuss, who finished with 28 points.

DeLaSalle will meet third-seeded Alexandria in the Class 3A semis at 2 p.m. Thursday after Alexandria defeated Rock Ridge 67-50 in the quarterfinals.

Benilde-St. Margaret’s 75, Minneapolis Roosevelt 40

Michigan commit Olivia Olson scored 35 points and Zahara Bishop added 18 more as the top-seeded Red Knights (25-5) started their state tournament title defense with a bang.

Olivia Wren had 17 points and nine rebounds for Minneapolis Roosevelt (23-8), which was making its first state tournament appearance.

Benilde-St. Margaret’s will meet Stewartville in the Class 3A semis at 12 p.m. Thursday.

Stewartville 47, St. Peter 46

Fifth-seeded Stewartville survived in a thriller, stopping St. Peter’s Kylie Southworth at the buzzer to preserve a one-point victory in a back-and-forth game in which no team led by more than four points over the final seven and a half minutes.

Savannah Hedin paced the Tigers (22-8) with 15 points, while Jayci Rath added nine points and 10 rebounds.

Rhyan Holmgren scored 14 points for fourth-seeded St. Peter (27-3).

CLASS 4A

Minnetonka 74, Andover 48

Minnetonka star Aaliyah Crump tallied 31 points, six rebounds and three steals to get the second-seeded Skippers started on the right foot in the Class 4A quarters. Victoria McKinney also had 12 points, 13 rebounds and five swipes for Minnetonka (27-2).

Four players scored in double figures for Andover (24-5), including Anna Vaaler, who had 11 points and eight rebounds.

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