Came Steele

Cam Steele of Minnetonka was the Breakdown Tip-Off Classic Player of the Game in the Skippers' win on Dec. 7 over Mahtomedi.

Cam Steele shined in the opening game of the Breakdown Tip-Off Classic at Hopkins High School, a 38-point, eight-rebound performance in a bounce back win for Minnetonka in an 89-73 win over Mahtomedi.

Steele had 19 points at halftime as the Skippers led 46-31.

JT Gaffney connected on five 3-pointers for 19 points with Riley O'Connor finishing with 16 for Minnetonka.

Luke Ricker had a game-high 19 points for Mahtomedi.

Minnetonka (2-1) is at Robbinsdale Armstrong at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Southwest Christian 74, Sibley East 64

A four-point lead at halftime, Southwest Christian pulled away late, defeating Sibley East in a neutral court game in Mayer by a 74-64 score on Dec. 7.

Kenzie Latzke and Jaden Kmetz netted 21 and 20 points for the Wolverines.

Chloe Brunsberg hit five 3-pointers for a career-high 25 points for the Stars, which led 33-29 at the break.

It was the first win of the season for Southwest Christian, which is averaging 69 points per game in three contests.

Lily Schwen finished with a double-double with 23 points and 10 assists, converting 11-of-14 free throws. Hannah Schwarz also added 10 points and three blocks.

GIRLS HOCKEY: Edina 4, Minnetonka 1

A rematch of the 2019 state semifinals, Edina scored twice in the third period, defeating host Minnetonka 4-1 on Dec. 7 at Pagel Arena.

Kayley Crawford drew the second-ranked Skippers within 2-1 at the 11:49 mark of the second period.

Katie Davis netted a pair of power-play goals for No. 3-ranked Edina, which outshot Minnetonka 24-14.

Brynn Dulac made 20 saves for the Skippers, which suffered its second loss in seven games.

Edina is now 6-1 overall.

Minnetonka plays North Wright County in St. Michael-Albertville at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10.


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