Packers Sweep Huskies in Friday Night Basketball
The Owatonna boys lost in the regular season finale 67-41 at home. The OHS girls lost at the newly updated Ove Bervan Gym at Austin High School 64-49.
Austin led the OHS boys 31-20 at the half. Eli Havelka scored 10 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Huskies and earned the Kottke Jewelers diamond player of the game award. The Huskies end the season at 14-12 overall and 11-11 in the Big Nine. Playoffs begin Wednesday. The Section 1AAAA pairings will be announced Saturday.
The OHS girls have two games remaining next week. Owatonna's players will sign autographs Saturday morning at the Owatonna Junior High during park and rec basketball time.
Scoreboard, Friday, February 19
Austin 67, Owatonna 41
Red Wing 64, Rochester John Marshall 59 (The teams tie for the Big Nine title.)
Rochester Mayo 64, Rochester Century 47
Winona 60, Albert Lea 53
Northfield 65, Faribault 59
Austin 64, Owatonna 49
Mayo 68, Century 65, overtime
Northfield 46, Faribault 26
NRHEG 79, Faribault BA 56
Goodhue 63, Byron 26
Hayfield 62, Lake City 35
Kasson-Mantorville 68, Kenyon-Wanamingo 40
Marshall 55, Waseca 46
Plainview-Elgin-Millville 66, Dover-Eyota 49
Maple Grove 1, Hill Murray 0
Eden Prairie 1, Edina 0
Blake 5, Proctor / Hermantown 1
St. Paul United 4, Warroad 3
St. Croix Valley 4, Steele County Blades 1