Congratulations to the DeLaSalle boys’ basketball team, who became the first team March 25 to win their sixth consecutive state championship. The top-seeded Islanders defeated #2 Austin 72-44, the third time the Islanders have defeated the Packers in the title game in the last five years.
Gabe Kalscheur, Goanar Mar, and Tyrell Terry each earned a place on the Class 3A All Tournament Team. Mar was a Mr. Basketball finalist and a member of the Star Tribune All-Metro first team.
The Islanders arrived at the state tournament with a 71-68 victory over Orono to win the Section 6AAA championship March 16.
DeLaSalle defeated Big Lake 55-47 in the quarterfinal March 22, and topped Columbia Heights 86-60 in the semifinal March 23.
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You can keep up-to-date with the latest state tournament information by visiting delasalle.com
You can also learn more on the official DeLaSalle Activities Twitter account (@DLS_Activities).