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Highlights from some of Osseo and Maple Grove high teams.

Osseo Girl Basketball

Osseo went 1-2 in the Hopkins Holiday Tournament. The Orioles lost to Minnetonka 67-57 in the opener. Azaria Reed scored 14 points, Madi Malone 12, Kiara Russell 13 and Ayo Porte 10.

A tall Park of Cottage Grove team defeated Osseo 59-54 in game two. Porte, Courtney Calkins and Cat Etheridge each scored nine points.

Four Orioles scored in doubled figures as Osseo edged Prior Lake 60-59 in the tournament finale. Porte led the way with18, Russell had 13, Etheridge 12 and Ari Jones 10.

Osseo returns to action Friday, Jan. 3 at Centennial.

Osseo Boys Basketball

Osseo defeated Rochester Lourdes 55-32 in the Rochester Holiday Tournament Dec. 26. Wheeler Baker scored 22 points, Jordan Dembley 12 and Elliot Kane 8.

The Orioles host Centennial Friday, Jan. 3.

Maple Grove Boys’ Basketball

The Crimson defeated Minnehaha Academy 60-35 in the opening round of the Bethel Holiday Tournament. Brad Davison led the way with 15 points, Reed Nikko had 11 and Isaac Collins 10.

Maple Grove visits Elk River Friday, Jan. 3.

Maple Grove Girls’ Basketball

Balanced scoring led Maple Grove to a 58-44 win over Edina in the first game of the STMA Tournament Dec. 28. Julie Hagert and Sammi Sadler each scored 11, Jordan Quale added 10, Kenzie Barta 9, Mary Eckberg 8 and Allie Schmidt 7.

The Crimson lost the next game to STMA 52-36. Kaela Jones was the lone MG player in double figure with 13 points.

Maple Grove next hosts Elk River Friday, Jan. 3.