AUSTIN -- Colie Justice led a balanced Austin attack with 14 points as the host Packers toppled Mayo 70-56 on Saturday in Big Nine Conference girls basketball.
The Mayo girls basketball team didn't play their best game on Friday in a road contest against winless Century, but the Spartans did enough good things to claim a 69-48 victory.
NORTHFIELD — Northfield stayed just ahead of Mayo in the Big Nine Conference girls basketball standings, notching a 58-52 win over the Spartans on Wednesday.
Mayo set a meet record in the opening event and went on to win the Big Nine Conference Meet in boys swimming and diving for the fourth straight season on Saturday.
The Mayo girls basketball team gave visiting Owatonna no room to breathe on Friday. The Spartans forced the Huskies into some early turnovers that led to easy baskets as Mayo built a 28-point halftime lead.
Matthew Hurt poured in 46 points on Friday as the John Marshall boys basketball team cruised to a 79-59 win over visiting Red Wing. Hurt also had a dominant night on the glass, grabbing 13 rebounds as the Rockets outrebounded the Wingers 33-12.
The Mayo boys basketball team went to Owatonna on Friday in what could have been a "trap game." The Huskies have been struggling, and the Spartans could easily have been looking ahead to Saturday's crosstown contest against John Marshall.
Mayo is looking to capture the Big Nine Conference Meet championship in boys swimming and diving for a fourth straight year.