In the boys’ Wood City Classic opener, Duluth Denfeld rallied from 15 points down in the second half to defeat Pine City 77-74. Denfeld was led by Ben Gibson’s 21 points, 9 from the free throw line and Chance Larson’s 18, 8 of those also from the free throw line as Denfeld hit 24 of 37 from the stripe. Caden Rathke had 17 and Jaden Burse 10 for the Hunters.
Pine City was led by Clay Logan’s 23 and Nick Hansmann’s 19. Hansmann hit 5 threes, and Pine City was 11 of 29 behind the arc for the game.
Cloquet. vs. Cromwell is the third game of the day, at 4:45