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Boys' basketball: Apple Valley, DeLaSalle, Minnehaha, SW Minn. Christian all win titles

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Apple Valley wound up the 2013 boys' basketball state championship tournament Saturday with a win over Park Center, 74-57 to capture the 4A title, The Associated Press reports.

All four championship games were at Target Center in Minneapolis.

The win game Apple Valley its first state boys' hoops title.

The highly recruited Tyus Jones scored 28 points and and had 11 rebounds for Apple Valley.

DeLaSalle won its second consecutive 3A boys' basketball state championship Saturday with a 50-33 victory over Austin, according to the Star Tribune.

DeLaSalle used ball control to defeat Austin, which came into the game with a 30-0 record. The team outscored Austin 28-17 in the first half, and 22-16 in the second.

Top-seeded Minnehaha Academy edged second-seed Litchfield 56-54 to take the Class 2A title, The Associated Press reports.

The win gave Minnehaha Academy its first championship in four boys' basketball state tournament appearances.

Earlier in the day, Southwest Minnesota Christian stunned No. 1 ranked Maranatha Christian Academy 81-73 to win the Class 1A title, the Star Tribune reports.

Southwest Minnesota Christian was ranked No. 3 going into the tournament.

It was the school's fifth 1A title, behind four consecutive championships from 1999 to 2002.

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