Wayzata at Edina
7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 6
Edina has played almost every Lake Conference opponent close this season, but the Hornets haven't been able to record a victory. That was until Edina eked out an 81-80 win over Minnetonka on Jan. 30.
The Hornets (15-5) look to carry moment from that victory into a matchup with Wayzata (14-6), the team that handed Edina its worst loss in league play (62-48 on Dec. 19).
Both teams are 1-4 in conference play, so the winner will move out of last place in the standings with a win.
The Trojans' defense was key in the victory over the Hornets. Wayzata held Edina to just 48 points, well below its 78.5 points-per-game season average, and clamped down on senior center Max Lynch (13.8 ppg) and junior guard Will Moreton (13.6 ppg), limiting the pair to just two combined points.
Junior guard and team captain Johnny Beeninga scored 22 points, while junior forward Austin Slater added 17 and junior guard Jack Sowada had 16 for the Trojans in the victory. Beeninga (16.8 ppg), Sowada (14.2 ppg) and Slater (11 ppg) are Wayzata's top scorers.
Sophomore guard Walt McGrory, who leads the Hornets in scoring at 17 ppg, had 21 points in the loss.