With three minutes left in the game, the Sauk Centre Mainstreeters hold a 45-42 lead. Albany was up 38-28 earlier in the game.
With 2:15 left, the score remained 45-42.
At stake is the inside track on the top seed in Sub-Section 6AA-North.
Final: Sauk Centre 48, Albany 45. The Huskies (9-3) led by eight points at halftime but could only muster nine total points in the second half. Up next: a trip to Milaca, losers of seven straight, next Tuesday to face the 1-8 Wolves in a Granite Ridge Conference game.
At Zimmerman, the Albany Huskies boys' basketball team won 88-67. Scott Litchy led the Huskies with a career-high 35 points. They are now 4-4 overall and 1-1 in the Granite Ridge Conference. Up next: a trip to Sartell-St. Stephen tomorrow (Saturday) at 2:30 p.m. The Sabres are 3-5 overall and 2-2 in the Central Lakes Conference. Albany hosts #4-ranked St. Cloud Cathedral next Tuesday.
Good luck tomorrow to the Albany Pawettes dance team at the 17th annual Alexandria Cardinals Invitational.