Kimball's Luke Ashbrook is the individual leader after the first round of the Class AA State meet at the Ridges of Sand Creek in Jordan. He shot a 70 in the first round. Albany's Zac Kreuzer is tied for 12th place after shooting at 74.
Albany, Minnesota is a town with a population of 2,780 located approximately 25 miles west of St. Cloud on Interstate 94. The settlement of Albany wasn't always called that. Originally a settlement just 2 miles east of Albany was called Two Rivers.
Albany earned their first boys basketball state championship by defeating Minnehaha Academy 72-65 Saturday afternoon at Target Center in the Class 2-A State Championship. The Huskies led 39-31 at halftime and held off the Red Hawks in the 2nd half.
The 2nd seeded Albany Huskies defeated Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 79-64 Friday night in the Class 2-A boys basketball state tournament semifinals at Target Center. The Huskies led 34-27 at halftime and never trailed in the 2nd half.
Albany started fast and held off Pequot Lakes 69-53 at Williams Arena in the Class 2-A State Boys Basketball Tournament Quarterfinals Tuesday night. The Huskies led 27-18 at halftime and outscored Pequot Lakes 42-35 in the 2nd half.
Albany and Eden Valley-Watkins will play in the Class 2-A State Boys Basketball tournament this week. The Huskies are the #2 seed and will play Pequot Lakes at 6 p.m. Tuesday night in the State Quarterfinals at Williams Arena. Albany captured the Section 6-2-A title Friday at St. Cloud State over Milaca 74-57.
The 3rd seeded Albany girls basketball team defeated 2nd seeded Goodhue 48-45 Friday night in the Class 2-A State Semifinals at Williams Arena. Albany led 21-18 at halftime and held off Goodhue down the stretch.