Duluth East advanced to the Minnesota Class 4A, Section 7 high school boys basketball semifinals with an impressive 60-53 home victory over St. Francis on Thursday night.
Trailing by six points at the half, the Greyhounds outscored their opponents 32-19 in the second half.
Jack Thompson finished with a game-high 16 points for Duluth East (16-11), which next faces Forest Lake (18-9) at 6 p.m. Wednesday in North Branch. Coon Rapids (13-14) and Andover (9-18) meet in the other Section 7AAAA semifinal at 8 p.m.
Jack Thompson, 16
Malique Goulet, 14
Jalen Vatthauer, 11
Cody Carlson, 8
Noah Winesett, 6
Ty Seymour, 5
Section 7AAA Quarterfinal Results
Duluth East 60, St. Francis 53
Forest Lake 78, Cambridge-Isanti 61
Coon Rapids 54, Anoka 52
Andover 59, Blaine 57 OT
Section 7AAAA Semifinal Games, Wednesday at North Branch
Duluth East vs. Forest Lake, 6 p.m.
Coon Rapids vs. Andover, 8 p.m.