Eleva-Strum 63, Suring 53

Lance Rongstad scored 24 points, making all 14 of his free throws, to lead Eleva-Strum to a 63-to-53 victory today over Suring in the Division Four semifinals of the state boys high school basketball tournament.

Eleva-Strum extended its winning streak to 18 and improved its record to 25-and-1.

The Cardinals made 14 straight free throws, 12 by Rongstad, in the fourth quarter to subdue the Eagles.

Josh Regal, the smallest player in the game at 5-foot-8, scored 20 points for Suring, which fell to 24-and-2.