Brooklynn Ver Steeg burned the nets for 24 points during a Section 3AA basketball Tournament win over St. James Saturday in Luverne.

Luverne ends 13 years of postseason frustration

The Luverne girls’ basketball team posted its first postseason win in 13 years when the Cardinals opened the South Section 3AA Tournament Saturday.

Luverne, the tournament’s No. 1 seed, entertained No. 8 St. James to open the event.

The Cards overcame a sluggish start early in the game to register a 61-38 victory, which was the program’s first tournament conquest since 2007.


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