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Prep Report: Johnson shines in all-star basketball game

The White team blew a 28-point second-half lead but came back to beat the Red 95-87 in the Pride of the Northeast high school boys basketball all-star game Thursday night at Mesabi Range Community College in Virginia.

The White team blew a 28-point second-half lead but came back to beat the Red 95-87 in the Pride of the Northeast high school boys basketball all-star game Thursday night at Mesabi Range Community College in Virginia.

The White led 58-35 at halftime and increased the lead to 63-35 before the Red rallied to take a one-point lead late in the game. The White, buoyed by 10 overall 3-pointers and 16 points by MVP Michael Johnson of Grand Rapids, fought off the challenge.

Jordan Deutsch of Mountain Iron-Buhl added 15 points and a trio of 3-pointers for the White and Nick Toland of Duluth East scored 14. Travis Whiting of Mesabi East led the Red with 15 points.

The Bigfork duo of Adrianna Ivanovic (22 points) and Megan Powell (20) shared MVP honors for leading the Red to an 84-79 win over the White in the girls game. Lindsey Kingsbury of Nashwauk-Keewatin led the White with 19 points.

Pride of the Northeast All-Star Games

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Girls

Red 41-43--84

White 37-42--79

Red -- Abby Ray 10, Christina Nelson 7, Sarah Stejskal 10, Tayah Johnson 3, Ari Korpela 4, Jessica Love 8, Megan Powell 20, Adrianna Ivanovic 22. Totals 33 10-15 84.

3-point goals -- Ivanovic 4, Stejskal 2, Nelson, Johnson.

White -- Hannah Franck 1, Leah Nordvall 7, Abigail Otis 11, Julianne Carley 6, Madison Pertler 11, Laicee Grahek 12, Natasha Dragicevich 10, Brea Durovec 2, Lindsey Kingsbury 19. Totals 27 17-26 79.

3-point goals -- Carley 2, Pertler 2, Nordvall, Otis, Grahek, Dragicevich.

Boys

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Red 35-52--87

White 58-37--95

Red -- Justin Peratalo 8, Travis Whiting 15, E.J. Welch 12, John Overly 7, Zach Konerza 4, Kolten Karppinen 11, Erik Paine 6, A.J. Blanton 10, Chris Suihkonen 12, Nick White 2. Totals 38 7-16 87.

3-point goals -- Karppinen 3, Peratalo.

White -- Michael Johnson 16, Jordan Smith 4, Rick Flom 4, Adam Bamberg 11, Jordan Deutsch 15, Anthony Perala 9, Eric Stark 10, Race Leonard 2, Nick Toland 14, Jesse Steele 10. Totals 42 1-5 95.

3-point goals -- Deutsch 3, Johnson 2, Steele 2, Flom, Bamberg, Perala.

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