Tonka Basketball - Steele

Cameron Steele scored a career-high 45 points with 19 rebounds as Minnetonka improved to 2-0 in a win over Rochester Mayo Dec. 8.

Cameron Steele scored a career-high 45 points with 19 rebounds as Minnetonka improved to 2-0, a 105-77 win over Rochester Mayo in the Breakdown Tip-Off Classic Dec. 8 at Hopkins High School.

The Skippers led the Spartans 53-39 at halftime.

Steele netted 27 points in the second half, including a dunk in the closing minutes.

Minnetonka had five players in double figures, career highs from Lyric Radford (16), AJ Tolliver (13 -- 10 in first half), and Riley O'Connor (11). Gavin Patton also added 12 points for the Skippers.

Gabe and Mason Madsen had 21 and 20 points, respectively, for Rochester Mayo.

Minnetonka hosts Farmington at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11.


Trailing by a point halftime, 42-41, Chanhassen outscored host Mound-Westonka by 29 points over the final 18 minutes, a 96-68 Storm win to improve to 3-0 on the season.

The margin was 55-26 in favor of the Storm in the Dec. 8 contest.

Chanhassen had six players in double figures led by Luke Gitzen with 16.

Jacob Miller (15), Tyson Hansen (13), Porter Conklin (13), Parker Benkstein (11), and Charlie Ash (11) were other scoring leaders for the Storm. Carson Hollowaty added eight points as well.

Jason Spaeth had 17 points to lead Mound-Westonka.

Chanhassen is at New Prague at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11.


Three Section 5AA opponents to begin the season, three victories for Holy Family Catholic.

A four-point halftime lead, the Fire held Maranatha Christian to 28 second-half points in a 70-60 win Dec. 8 in Victoria.

Five different Holy Family Catholic players had seven points or more, including three in double figures.

Ryan Bowlin (19), Nick Hendler (15) and Jacob Konz (14) were scoring leaders for the Fire followed by Reid Stark with eight and Brendan O'Connor with seven.

Chase Carter had 14 points to pace Maranatha Christian (1-1).

Holy Family Catholic plays in a two-day tournament in Maple Lake Dec. 13-14. The Fire play Rockford in the semifinals at 6 p.m. on the first day.


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