Crimson boys roll past Elk River in section hoop

By Bob San

Sun Press Newspapers

Seniors Tywhon Pickford and Brad Davison had monster games to lift Maple Grove to a 71-59 win over Elk River in the Section 8 boys’ basketball semifinal game March 11 at St. Cloud State.

Pickford led the way with 28 points and 12 rebounds while Davison added 26 points and made all six of his three-point jump shots.

The Crimson will take on Rogers in the section final Thursday, March 16 at 7 p.m. at Monticello High School. They are seeking their second straight state tournament berth.

Crimson Tywhon Pickford slams down a dunk. The senior had a monster game to lift Maple Grove over Elk River. (Photos by Rich Moll--richmollphotography.com) Brad Davison launches a three-point jumper in the section quarterfinal win over Elk River. The senior put on a clinic as he went 6-6 from beyond the arch. (Photos by Rich Moll--richmollphotography.com)
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Brad Davison launches a three-point jumper in the section quarterfinal win over Elk River. The senior put on a clinic as he went 6-6 from beyond the arch. (Photos by Rich Moll--richmollphotography.com)