#2 Wayzata Girls Basketball comes from behind to win 70-66 over #3 Hopkins

Mimi Schrader Wayzata

View Dan Gustafson’s photo gallery here: Wayzata vs. Hopkins Basketball 2017

Your #2 ranked Wayzata Girls Basketball team came from behind to beat #3 Hopkins at the Trojan Fieldhouse 70-66 to move to 16-0. Hopkins got a big lead right out of the gate:

Trailing by 15 points at halftime, Head Coach Mike Shumacher made a number of adjustments including moving to a 2-3 zone defensive scheme. “The key was switching up, getting to a different defense in the second half,” stated Shumacher in an interview after the game:

Junior Mimi Schrader’s baseline jumper with 3:31 left in the 2nd half to make it Wayzata 65, Hopkins 64 put the Trojans up for good.

Schrader led all scorers with 20 points, Jenna Johnson scored 15, Kaalie Theisen and Jasmine Smiley each had 10 points, Annika Stewart had 8, Alivia Arnebeck scored 5, and Molly Thompson added 2 points.


CCX Media: Wayzata a winner over Maple Grove in holiday basketball

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The Maple Grove and Wayzata boys basketball teams each reached the state tournament last season, but both have a lot of new faces in the lineup this season. One of the returning starters for Wayzata was key to their victory over the Crimson Wednesday. Junior guard Jacob Beninga scored 31 points as the Wayzata Trojans raced out to a lead. Later, Wayzata had to pull away late to beat Maple Grove 60-52.

Wayzata skating rinks to open this weekend

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From the City of Wayzata’s website:

“Update: 12-21-17: The Parks Department is making final preparations to open the skating rinks at Klapprich Park and Margaret Circle. Staff will be flooding the Klapprich Park rink on Friday night and the rink will be open for use on Saturday morning, December 23.  Staff is still unable to get out on the ice with its normal grooming equipment but is hopeful to do so early next week.  We appreciate the patience of our eager skaters.  Happy Holidays and enjoy skating!!”

“The Warming House is located at 340 Park Street E and hours are as follows:
Monday – Friday 3 – 10 p.m.

Saturday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

When school is not in session the Warming House is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.”

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