Lakeville North Gets Third Place Finish in 4A
The Lakeville North Panthers wrapped up their season on Saturday at 27-5 with a hard-fought 63-52 win over Eden Prairie to take third place in Class AAAA.
It was a loud crowd at Concordia University in St. Paul. The Eagles got out to a 7-0 run with before LKN got their first bucket at 1:42 into the game. At just under 4 minutes in LKN tied it up. Not long after LKN went ahead and it was the Panthers leading the Eagles 35-29 at the half.
Eden Prairie game back to within a point with 9:56 left, but LKN hit a 2 by Owen Blascziek and then a three by Collin Denk and never looked back although the Eagles got to within two again at 5:11 to go.
Eden Prairie wrapped their season in 4th place with a record of 23-9.
Eden Prairie Stats:
Points: Drake Dobbs 17, Austin Andrews 14, Connor Christensen 12, John Henry 5, DJ Johnson 4. Rebounds Christensen 11, Dobbs 8, Henry 8, Andrews 5, Jennings 1.
Turnovers, 18. Shooting: 2pt. 18-46, 3 7-27 Free Throws 9-9
Lakeville North Stats:
Points: Tyler Wahl 18, Owen Blascziek 13, Tommy Jensen 10, Tyler Lewko 7, Cole Andersen 6, Eli Mostaert 3, Spencer Fossey 3. Rebounds: Wahl 14, Blascziek 5, Lewko 5, Mostaert 5, Denk 4, Andersen 1
Turnovers 5. Shooting: 2pt 22-61 3 9-23, free throw 10-22