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Boys basketball roundup: Canby finishes off Blackjacks

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Tribune Staff Report

MARSHALL — In a minor upset, No. 2-seed Canby ended the season of No. 1-seed Dawson-Boyd 62-58 in the Section 3A-North finals on Friday at Southwest Minnesota State in Marshall.

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The Blackjacks, ranked No. 8 in Class A coming into the game, were ranked in the top three spots for much of the season. They finish with a 23-3 record.

Canby goes on to play the Section 3A-South winners and defending Class A champion Southwest Minnesota Christian for a trip to the state tournament.

Additional information on the game was not available at press time.

Section 2A-North

ACGC 91,

CM/Comfrey 56

LE SUEUR — The ACGC boys basketball made an emphatic advance into the finals of the Section 2A-North playoffs with a 91-56 victory over Cedar Mountain/Comfrey on Friday.

The top-seeded Falcons, now 19-7, play Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity, who beat Minnesota Valley Lutheran 86-71, for the sub-section championship at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter.

Taylor Larson hit six 3-pointers, scored 25 points, dished out 6 assists and made 5 steals, and David Kinzler was next with 21 points.

Colton Minnick scored 14 points and pulled down 13 rebounds, and Brody Larson finished with an efficient 14 points, hitting 5-of-6 from the field. He also collected 6 boards and had 5 assists.

The Falcons shot 52 percent from the floor and topped 90 points for the seventh time this season.

ACGC (19-7)........................42 49 — 91

CM/C (14-13)......................28 28 — 56

ATWATER-COSMOS-GROVE CITY – 34-65 FG (11-27 3-pt); 12-17 FT; 40 rebounds; 10 fouls … Scoring: Brody Larson 14, Taylor Larson 25, David Kinzler 21, Andrew Gratz 4, Michael Larson 2, Jaden Amdahl 4, Adam Johnson 3, Gabe Eisenbacher 4, Colton Minnick 14 … 3-point shots: B. Larson 2, T. Larson 6, Kinzler 3 … Rebound leaders: Minnick 13, B. Larson 6, T. Larson 5, Kinzler 5 … Assist leaders: T. Larson 6, B. Larson 5 … Steal leaders: T. Larson 5, B. Larson 2

CEDAR MOUNTAIN/COMFREY – 20-71 FG (5-24 3-pt); 9-13 FT; 35 rebounds; 14 fouls … Scoring: Javin Larson 9, Riley Kirckof 7, Chandler Rose 11, C.J. Kleinschmidt 2, Preston Maurer 9, Brady Kirckof 11, Josh Green 6, Drew Dallenbach 1 … 3-point shots: Maurer 3, Larson 1, B. Kirckof 1

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