Forthun’s double-double lifts Rebels to a playoff win

Published 9:11 pm Friday, March 19, 2021

Southland senior Ethan Forthun had his best game of his career as the No. 1 seeded Rebels dominated No. 8 Lanesboro (8-12 overall) 68-38 in a Section 1A Quarterfinal in Adams Friday.

Forthun finished with 37 points, 12 rebounds and five blocked shots for the Rebels (17-2 overall).

Southland will play No. 4 seeded Rushford-Peterson in the semifinals in Rochester Century at 7 p.m. Monday.

Lanesboro 23  15  —  38

Southland 47  21  —  68

Southland scoring: Ethan Forthun, 37; Harrison Hanna, 11; Dan Boe, 11; Eli Wolff, 4; Nick Boe, 2; Mullenbach, 2; Sorenson, 1; free throws: 61 percent (11-for-18)