Champions were crowned Saturday in the Minnesota State High School League girls’ basketball tournament at Williams Arena. Here are all the results.
Class 4A: Hopkins defeats Eastview 68-60
The Hopkins Royals defeated defending champion Eastview 68-60 to win their fourth title in five years.
Nia Hollie led Hopkins with 26 points. T.T. Starks added 16 points and Ashley Bates had 15 for Hopkins, the Star Tribune reports.
Eastview played just six players in the game. Madi Guebert led the Lightning with 19 points – 16 of them in the second half.
Class 3A: Park Center defeats Marshall 52-45
Ann Simonet made two 3-pointers down the stretch to help Park Center win its second straight Class 3A girls basketball title with a 52-45 win over Marshall on Saturday night, the Associated Press reports.
Mikalya Hayes had 13 points, while Hannah Schaub and Feyisayo Ayobamidele each scored 11 for the No. 2 Pirates.
Marah Mulso led fourth-seeded Marshall with 15 points.
It was the second year in a row the two teams met in the title game, and the second time Park Center won. Last year, it took three overtimes before Park Center beat Marshall 73-71 to win the championship.
Class 2A: Dover-Eyota defeats Sauk Centre 71-58
Dover-Eyota won its first girls basketball title in school history Saturday afternoon with its 71-58 win over No. 1 seeded Sauk Centre in Class 2A. Dover-Eyota was seeded No. 2.
The Eagles, the No. 2 seed, were led by Brandi Blattner with 25 points and 14 rebounds. Megan Hintz was close behind with 24 points and 17 rebounds, according to the Star Tribune.
Class 1A: Ada-Borup defeats Maranatha Christian Academy 82-65
Ada-Borup finished a perfect 32-0 season, the only undefeated high school basketball team – boys or girls – in the state, according to the MSHSL.
The Cougars were in control of the game almost from the start, shooting 19-of-33 in the first half, according to the Star Tribune.
Miki Lee led Ada-Borup with 23 points and Elizabeth Birkemeyer added 20.