Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Lakeville North led by 16 points at the half and never looked back as the Panthers beat Rochester John Marshall Thursday night 84-50 in the Section 1-AAAA boys basketball championship game at the Mayo Civic Center.

This was the 7th straight time Lakeville North beat JM in the section title game.

It was also the final high school game for JM star Matthew Hurt who finished the game with 30 points. He played in the last six of those seven title games. He has yet to announce where he plans to play college ball. There was an earlier report he would announce his decision April 20th, which will be his 19th birthday.

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