Big news from over the holidays was Eastview beating #1 Hopkins down at St. Olaf in their Holiday Tournament. We just published a feature article, Team Analysis - Eastview. Check it out!
Defending Wisconsin state Champs came into the St. Olaf tournament to beat two top 10 teams in Farmington and Northfield. They followed up those performances pushing then #1 AAAA Hopkins to overtime, where the Royals ultimately prevailed.
Down in Rochester, Hutchinson was upset by Byron in a somewhat unexpected result. Rochester Lourdes also beat an upstart Anoka team and followed that up with a win over Chanhassen. Pair of AAAA wins for the AA school.
Farmington 2019 post and Northern Iowa recruit Kaitlyn posted a triple-double against Mayo.
Orono went into Holy Angels and really pushed them, ultimately losing 70-77. George Washington commit Madeline Loder scored 40 in the losing effort.
New Ulm's Joey Batt is holding onto the State Scoring lead averaging 29.5 ppg. Rounding out the top 5 are BOLD's Makenna Steffel, Sam Haiby, Morgan Hill, and Lariah Washington.
Only 9 teams in the state remain undefeated heading into the new year. Only 3 teams at the bigger school levels in Willmar, Wayzata, and Eastview.
Gopher women are now 1-2 in Big Ten Conference play. They opened up with a win over Northwestern, before losing at home to Nebraska and on the road at Ohio State. They host Michigan State tomorrow.