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Wayzata is a premier suburb located 11 miles west of downtown Minneapolis. With a population of 4,500 people, Wayzata is a tight-knit community which is known for its vibrant downtown and picturesque setting on Lake Minnetonka. A popular destination for visitors, Wayzata’s downtown is home to a number of specialty shops, boutiques, professional services, and restaurants.

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Wayzata Girls Soccer: Trojans 0, Eden Prairie 3 in Class AA State Final

Your Wayzata Trojans girls soccer team was defeated Thursday evening by the Eden Prairie Eagles 3-0. Taylor Uhl scored three goals, two unassisted for Eden Prairie as the Trojans gave up a goal 42 seconds into the game and never recovered.

Taylor Wodnick at the State Tournament - Grant Hill.
Wayzata had 4 shots, with 2 shots on goal compared to Eden Prairie's 10 shots and 6 shots on goal.  The Trojans were lead by Kylie Schwarz, Taylor Wodnick, Rebecca Dryer, and Katie Schulz who each contributed shots.  Goal keeper Megan Pyrz allowed 3 goals, and had 3 saves.

Head Coach Tony Peszneker commented after the game, "They scored 42 seconds into the game and it was hard to recover from that.  You never want to give up a goal that early in a game.  We had two players run into each other, falling down and giving them a chance for a break."

Coach Peszneker continued, "I thought we settled down after 4 or 5 minutes, we got back into the game.  We were doing a pretty good job.  I thought we gave up way too many corner kicks, but we fought back.  Overall, I'm still quite please to get back to the finals after winning it last year--against a very good and deserving team in Eden Prairie.  You have to give them a lot of credit.  They came to play."

Wayzata had three players selected by the MSHSL league to the All Tournament Team:
  • Keeper Megan Pyrz
  • Midfielder Lauren Urke
  • Midfielder Kiana Nickel
Congratulations on your second place finish in the State, Wayzata! For images of the game, visit http://photography.wayzata.com.


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