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Prep roundup: Cooper's Vaughn scores 51 in loss

By Star Tribune, 12/18/12, 10:58PM CST



Vaughn scores 51 in loss

• MARANATHA CHRISTIAN 96, ROBBINSDALE COOPER 94 (OT): Rashad Vaughn scored 51 points, but it still wasn't quite enough to lift Cooper as the Hawks lost to Maranatha Christian 95-93 Tuesday in overtime. Isaiah Hanson hit a three-pointer at the buzzer to send the game to the extra session, tying the game 79-79. Maranatha took the lead in overtime with a six straight points from Hanson, who finished with a team-high 41. "It's a big win for our guys," Maranatha coach Jeff Wall said. "We just stayed with it. Cooper was hitting shots, but we battled. And at the end of overtime, we showed a lot of poise."

• PARK CENTER 73, OSSEO 62: Quinton Hooker had 34 points as Park Center won its second game against a top-ranked foe this season --Apple Valley the other -- to thrilling its home crowd and improve to 8-0.

• APPLE VALLEY 73, HOPKINS 64: It was "No Tyus, no problem" for Class 4A, No. 3 Apple Valley as the Eagles beat No. 6 Hopkins despite star Tyus Jones going down with an injury before even registering a point on the scoresheet. Dustin Fronk shouldered the load for the Eagles with 27 points.

• DELASALLE 82, BROOKLYN CENTER 49: DeLaSalle beat Brooklyn Center 82-49 in the Islanders' home opener. Junior forward Reid Travis scored 30 points -- including six dunks -- and grabbed eight rebounds for DeLaSalle.

• FRIDLEY 71, ST. PAUL HARDING 62: Kenny Reed paced three Tigers in double figures with 20 points, as Fridley handed Harding its second loss of the season. Michael Murray had 17 points for the Knights.

• CHAMPLIN PARK 79, CENTENNIAL 67: The Rebels rode a big second half to victory as the teams were deadlocked at 33 at halftime. Four Rebels hit double figures, with JT Gibson leading the way with 18. Dan Becken had 18 points for the Cougars.


Eagan relies on balance

• EAGAN 64, BLOOMINGTON JEFFERSON 40: Dani Bischoff and Bryn Parsons paved the way for the Wildcats, scoring 17 and 15 points respectively as Eagan beat Bloomington Jefferson. The Jaguars scoring in the loss -- only its second of the season -- was balanced, as only five players scored points but all were held under double digits.

• CENTENNIAL 57, CHAMPLIN PARK 39: Alli Zopfi's game-high 16 points weren't enough, as Centennial -- powered by 10 points apiece from Daizjah Morris and Jasmin Bretoi -- pulled out the victory.

• PRIOR LAKE 58, ROSEMOUNT 50: Shaye Barton, Tiffaney Flaata, and Deanna Busse comined to score 44 of Prior Lake's 58 points in an eight-point victory over the Irish. Ellie Vraa, Hannah Grim, and Meghan Schuster had 10 points apiece for Rosemount.

• WAYZATA 65, CHASKA 38: The Trojans had three scorers in double figures, led by Kiana Nickel's game-high 18 points, in a win over Chaska. Hannah Rohe had 13 points for Chaska, and teammate Ellie Thompson chipped in 10 more.


Goalie makes 42 saves

• CENTENNIAL 5, DULUTH EAST 2: A scoreless first period left a flurry of scoring for the two remaining, as Centennial netted three in the second and another pair in the third to beat Duluth East. Four Centennial skaters had multiple points, led by Ryner Gorowski (one goal, two assists). Patrick Munson had 42 saves in the win.

•EAGAN 4, BURNSVILLE 2: Two third-period goals provided the margin of victory for the Wildcats, as Zach Glienke (three assists), Will Peterson (one goal, one assists), and Cullen Willox (two goals) each tallied multiple points. Chris Mallon turned aside 30 shots for the Blaze in the loss.

• MOORHEAD 4, BRAINERD 1: Tony Uglem scored two goals and Jacob Dittmer turned away 35 shots as the Spuds beat the Warriors. Brainerd's lone goal was scored by Griffin Campbell.

• PRINCETON 3, MONTICELLO/ANNANDALE/MAPLE LAKE 1: Jake Green, Chase Lindenfelser, and Dan Muench each netted a single goal, and Max Mattson stopped 23 Monticello shots en route to a win. Colton Jones scored the lone goal for the MAM. Birk Olson had the assist.


Anoka shuts out Elk River

• ANOKA 3, ELK RIVER/ZIMMERMAN 0: Molly Scarborough stopped all 21 shots she faced, and Emilie Brigham had two goals and an assist as the Tornadoes shut out the Elks.

• HOLY ANGELS 2, ST. LOUIS PARK 0: Abby Welsch and Jessica Block had a goal apiece, and Caroline Riester was flawless in goal as Stars shut out the Orioles.

• MANKATO WEST 2, AUSTIN 0: Justine Scheller scored one goal and assisted on the other as Mankato West beat Austin. Maggie Cusey made 37-37 saves for the shutout victory.


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