Winona boys basketball tops Red Wing, will face Byron in Section 1AAA semifinals

Winona boys basketball defeated Red Wing 56-46 in the opening round of the Section 1AAA tournament on Wednesday night.

Max Maxwell led the No. 3 seed Winhawks with 20 points. Andrew Grafton added 14 points and had a stretch in which he hit three consecutive three-pointers.

Jakob Miller and Jasper Hedin did a lot of the little things to seal the win. Miller had nine points and 10 rebounds while Hedin scored four points while adding nine rebounds and nine assists.

Winona visits No. 2 seed Byron Saturday night. Byron won its quarterfinal over Faribault 66-34.