Tuesday, April 28, 2015


On March 18 Richfield and Park Center squared off in a class 3A state quarterfinal girls’ basketball game at Mariucci Arena on the campus of the University of Minnesota.

Park Center looked to push the ball down the floor and score baskets in transition.

Richfield’s guards did a good job of getting the ball down the floor as they looked to score layups.

Park Center started in a zone defense. Out of the zone Park Center was able to create steals out of the zone.

Park Center’s Danielle Schaub and Mikayla Hayes both came up with layups early. Park Center did a good job of setting the tempo of the game.

Richfield called a timeout with 10:08 left in the first half. The score was Park Center 20, Richfield 10.

Park Center continued to look to push the ball down the floor as they were able to come up with layups.

The Park Center defense made it hard for Richfield to make shots late in the first half. Park Center did a good job of distributing the ball around the court.

Park Center called a timeout with 3:28 left in the first half. The score was Park Center 35, Richfield 19.

Park Center looked to pass the ball around the 3-point line as they tried to play keep away in the last three minutes of the first half.

At halftime the score was Park Center 39, Richfield 26.

As the second half got underway Park Center continued to get to the basket as they were able to get the ball into the hands of Ann Simonet. Simonet came up with mid-range jump shots and layups throughout the game.

The Park Center offense stepped up in the second half. Park Center’s Mikayla Hayes, Ann Simonet, McKenna DuBois, Danielle Schaub and Camille McCoy were all able to hit shots that they put up.

Park Center used their quickness late in the game. They were able to slow down the Richfield offense.

Park Center came away with the 72-57 victory over Richfield.

The leading scorer for Richfield was Adams with 18 points.  

The leading scorers for Park Center were Hayes with 15 points and Dubois with 10 points.

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