Thursday's prep report: Milestone looms for Greenway star
Dylan DeChampeau scored 40 points to inch closer to 3,000 for his career in Greenway’s 80-61 victory over Two Harbors in a Section 7AA first-round playoff game Thursday at Coleraine.
DeChampeau, a 6-foot-5 forward who is headed to Minnesota Duluth to play wide receiver, now has 2,962 career points.
The Raiders (19-8) advance to play Duluth Marshall in a quarterfinal at 4 p.m. Saturday at Romano Gym.
Duluth Marshall 93, Mesabi East 48
Sam Lohn’s 29 points keyed the host Hilltoppers’ easy victory in a 7AA first-round game.
Proctor 55, Int’l Falls 47
Dylan Hom scored 23 points and the host Rails overcame a two-point deficit to claim the 7AA first-round win.
Proctor will face Virginia, a 94-67 winner over Two Harbors, in a Saturday quarterfinal.
MLWR 75, Pillager 54
Mason Olson poured in 36 points and hit five 3-pointers in the Rebels’ 7AA first-round home win.
Cromwell-Wright 64, Swanville 52
Micah Pocernich had 28 points and Gage Zoeller added 19 in the host Cardinals’ 5A first-round win.
St. Croix Falls 53, Northwestern 39
The Tigers’ season came to an end in the Wisconsin Division 3 section semifinals at Amery as St. Croix Falls’ Olivia Miron scored 22 points.
Superior names Olson as new AD
Ella Olson has been selected to replace Ray Kosey as Superior’s activities director, the school announced Thursday. Olson takes over for the retiring Kosey on July 1.
Olson is currently a teacher at Bryant Elementary School. Prior to joining the Superior School District, she was a teacher in the Edison Charter Schools in Duluth.
Her coaching experiences include jobs at Bemidji State, Minnesota Duluth, Duluth Marshall and St. Scholastica, where she just completed her fourth season as an assistant on the women’s basketball staff.
Olson played basketball at UMD from 2007-2011 and was named an All-NSIC scholar-athlete.