Sunday Sports Notebook

Denfeld seniors Dylan Jouppi and Griffin Lehet stood with the Heritage Holiday Classic championship trophy after Saturday’s 2-1 overtime victory over Owatonna. Howie / HowieHanson.com

Senior forward Griffin Lehet scored at 2:22 of overtime to lift Denfeld past Owatonna 2-1 in the Heritage Holiday Classic championship game Saturday afternoon at Essentia Duluth Heritage Center.

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL

Denfeld fell to Andover 100-57 in the North Star State Showcase 7th-place game Saturday in Hibbing. Armon Freeman had a game-high 32 points for the Hunters (0-10).

. Junior power forward Mattie Thompson scored a game-high 24 points to lead Duluth East to a 74-46 victory over Forest Lake in the North State Showcase third-place game Saturday.

Other boys basketball scores:
Cambridge-Isanti 90, Hibbing 80
Grand Rapids 64, Orono 50
Pine City 72, Cloquet 37
Cromwell-Wright 60, Proctor 57
Superior 67, Park Cottage Grove 66

Section 7A Boys Hockey Pairings/Results

Hermantown senior defenseman Darian Gotz, a Bulldogs recruit, is a player to watch in the 2019 Section 7A high school boys hockey tournament. Howie / HowieHanson.com
SATURDAY, FEB. 16

No. 9 Proctor at No. 8 Hibbing-Chisholm, 7 p.m. | Hibbing defeated Proctor 5-4 in two overtimes

No. 10 Ely at No. 7 International Falls, 7 p.m. | Ely upset International Falls 4-3, snapping a 63-game losing streak against the Broncos

TUESDAY, FEB. 19 QUARTERFINALS

Hermantown 13, Hibbing 0

Virginia defeated Eveleth-Gilbert

Greenway 7, North Shore 1

Duluth Denfeld 9, Ely 0 — Griffin Lehet had three goals and goaltender Shawn Easty had 14 saves for the Hunters.

SATURDAY, FEB. 23 SEMIFINALS

6 p.m. — Hermantown vs. Virginia, Amsoil Arena

8 p.m. — Duluth Denfeld vs. Greenway, Amsoil Arena

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 27 FINAL

7 p.m. Amsoil Arena