Maple Grove roared out of the gate, going on a 24-11 run in the first quarter, and never looked back as the fourth-seeded Red Dragons (11-8) dominated No. 5 Franklinville, 84-44, in Section 6 Class C-2 quarterfinal boys basketball.
Graham Soffel shined with 23 points and earned the double-double with 15 rebounds and added five assists and three steals while Cory Wefing also netted 23 points.
In addition, Nick Swanson poured in 18 points and also had a double-double with 10 rebounds and Riley Beaton picked up 10 assists and scored nine points.
Photo by Scott Reagle
Maple Grove’s Nick Swanson goes up for a reverse layup against Franklinville on Friday night.
For Franklinville, Jordan Milks was the top scorer with 16 points.
Maple Grove will now meet No. 1 International Prep at Grover Cleveland in the semifinals on Wednesday at Jamestown Community College.