Prep report: Raye delivers for Superior at crunch time

The Spartans earned their 18th win of the season on a basket with 1.5 seconds to go.

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HUDSON, Wis. — Emma Raye drove hard to the basket on the last possession of the game and scored a game-deciding basket as Superior defeated Hudson 44-43 in nonconference girls basketball on Thursday, Feb. 3.

Raye's left-handed lay-up came with about 1.5 seconds remaining, even after the Raiders held her to nine points for the game, well below her average.

Superior (18-2) got four 3-pointers from Eva Peterson for a team-high 12 points.

Grand Rapids 69, Cloquet 63

Taryn Hamling scored 27 points for the Thunderhawks (18-2), who are drawing closer to a first-vs.-second matchup in the Lake Superior Conference at home against Superior on Feb. 11.

Duluth Marshall 77, Hermantown 47

The Hilltoppers drilled 15 3-pointers for a 30-point home win.


Regan Juenemann, who scored a game-high 22 points, made three of them. Morgan Lucero, who scored 13 points, had four.

Emma Herstad had a team-high 14 points for the Hawks.


Northwestern 92, Ladysmith 61

Northwestern won its 11th consecutive game and took a stranglehold on the Heart O'North Conference with a 31-point road win.

Monte Mayberry and Jase Nelson scored 23 points apiece for the Tigers (14-3, 13-0 HON). Mason Dupree and Cole Lahti added 14 apiece.


Duluth 116, Grand Rapids 69

Two more pool records fell by the wayside on Thursday at East High School and Grant Wodny had a hand in both.

Wodny smashed the field in the 500-yard freestyle by finishing in 4 minutes, 41.1 seconds. He is the top-ranked swimmer in the state in the event. He also swam a leg of a record-setting 200 medley relay that finished in 1:42.50.

Wodny also won the 50 free and was part of a winning 200 free relay.

Northwestern 92, Ladysmith 61
Nashwauk-Keewatin 84, Bigfork 58
Rush City 72, Moose Lake/Willow River 60


Grand Rapids 69, Cloquet 63
Duluth Marshall 77, Hermantown 47
Superior 44, Hudson 43
Floodwood 43, Carlton 33
Barnum 77, Cook County 45
Solon Springs 58, Butternut 36

Rock Ridge 8, International Falls 2
Duluth Marshall 4, Greenway 3 (OT)
Superior 2, Proctor 1
Hermantown 8, Cloquet-Esko-Carlton 0

Proctor/Hermantown 6, Superior 0

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