Friday, March 15, 2013


Anoka and Bloomington Kennedy squared off in the quarterfinals of the Minnesota State High School League state tournament.

Anoka was able to get out on a quick 5-2 lead two minutes into the game. Anoka was able to get the ball down the court quickly.

The score went back and forth throughout the first half. Neither team was really able to go on a run. 

Kennedy head coach Quintin Johnson blamed nerves and a big stage for his teams slow start.
Anoka's Claire Lundberg was all over the floor. She was able to get to the basket when ever she wanted to and was able to get lay-ups. Lundberg scored 14 points in the first half.

Kennedy was able to swing the ball around the three-point line to take time off of the clock and get involved in the offense.

At halftime the score was Kennedy 32 and Anoka 21.

As the second half got underway Kennedy continued to pound the ball down the court. Anoka was the one who came out on fire. They went on a 10-0 run to start the second half.

Both teams went hard after loose balls and rebounds. Neither team gave up any easy shots.

Anoka didn't go away in the second half. They kept on battling throughout the game. In the end Kennedy came away with the 66-48 victory over Anoka. 

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