Forest Park advances

SAULT STE. MARIE – Forest Park trailed entering the fourth quarter. Posen was the team left chasing.

Lexi Gussert scored a game-high 26 points and Kendra Campbell added an 18-point boost as Forest Park outlasted Posen 69-56 in a physical and draining Class D quarterfinal to advance to the state semifinals for the second time in three seasons Tuesday evening before a deafening 1,000-person plus crowd at Sault Ste. Marie High School.

The Lady Trojans (25-0) will take on Athens (22-3), a 39-33 quarterfinal winner over Lansing Christian Tuesday. Tip-off for Thursday’s state semifinal from Michigan State University’s Breslin Center is 6:50 p.m. (Central).

For more, see Wednesday’s Daily News.