Rovney, Murkey, Krueger and Jackson lead St. Croix Lutheran

Prep sceneAage Rovney led a balanced attack with 29 points, Ade Murkey had 21, Trenton Krueger added 19 and Jamaris Jackson chipped in 11, as St. Croix Lutheran defeated Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 86-51 in the quarterfinal round of the Class AA state boys’ basketball tournament at the Target Center last Wednesday evening.

St. Croix Lutheran senior guard Ade Murkey brings the ball up for the Crusaders during their Class AA boys’ basketball quarterfinal victory.
St. Croix Lutheran senior guard Ade Murkey brings the ball up for the Crusaders during their Class AA boys’ basketball quarterfinal victory.

Rovney put on a shooting clinic in the first half scoring 20 points. The senior was 7 for 7 from three-point range.

The Crusaders, the top seeded team in Class AA, are 29-2, losing to Wayzata and
Minneapolis North during the regular season. They play Braham Friday evening.

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