Prep Boy’s Basketball: Wrenshall tops Carlton in final rivalry game, Duluth East hands Hermantown first loss

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In prep boy’s basketball action on Tuesday Wrenshall and Duluth East both picked up big home wins.

Wrenshall downed Carlton 56-54 in their final battle for the “little brown jug”, a rivalry game dating back to 1951. After this season the two programs, along with all Wren and Bulldog athletics, will merge into the Raptors.

On Monday the Carlton girls bested Wrenshall 59-26 ending a rivalry dating back to 1980.

Elsewhere Tuesday, Duluth East would hold off previously undefeated Hermantown 65-58 to improve to 8-1 on the season. Patrick Smith led the Greyhounds with 16 points while Blake Schmitz led the Hawks with 17 points. Hermantown now sits 7-1 overall.