Maple Grove Boys Basketball Tops Rosemount in OT
The Maple Grove boys’ basketball team defeated Rosemount 60-57 in overtime Wednesday in the season opener for both teams.
Lincoln Palbacki scored 13 points while Gannon McGire and Raoul Vaidya each scored 11 and Henry Stang added nine for the Crimson.
Rosemount guard Anish Ramlall led all scorers with 28 points. Carter Theisen scored 14 for the Irish.
The teams were tied 26-all at halftime and 52-52 at the end of regulation before Maple Grove pulled out the win.
The game also featured a handful of players who played in the state championship football game (Prep Bowl) last Friday, won by the Crimson 27-10.
Maple Grove (1-0) faces Cretin-Derham Saturday at the Breakdown Sports Classic at Hopkins High School.
Rosemount (0-1) plays Armstrong in the same event.