Saturday, February 25, 2017


On Feb. 24, Chaska and Richfield went up against each other in a boys’ basketball game. 

Chaska started the game in a zone defense. They wanted to make Richfield take a lot of time off of the clock early in the game. 

Richfield struggled to shoot the ball early in the game. They were not able to make shots that they put up. 

Richfield’s Devin Wade-Henderson came up with huge mid-range jump shots and layups.

Both teams went into a scoring slump mid-way through the first half. 

There were multiple ties and lead changes throughout the first half. Neither team went on a huge run in the first half. 

Richfield looked to take a lot of time off the clock by passing the ball around the 3-point line. They could get everyone involved in the offense. 

Chaska’s Andrew Kallman came up with mid-range jump shots and layups in the first half. His teammates did a good job of getting him the ball in spots where he could shoot it. 

At halftime, the score was Chaska 37, Richfield 24. 

As the second half got underway Richfield looked to get the ball into the ball into the hands of Antonio Maddox, Jabari Atiim and Wade-Henderson all who came up with big shots. 

Chaska used their quickness to get around the Richfield defenders. Hanson was all over the floor. He could make mid-range jump shots and layups. 

Richfield struggled to shoot the ball throughout the game. Even though they struggled to shoot the ball they still took shots.

Hanson continued to come up with mid-range jump shots and layups throughout the second half. 

Chaska came away with the 81-58 victory over Richfield.

The leading scorers for Chaska were Hanson 22, Kallman 17, Bjorklund with 16 points. 

The leading scorers for Richfield were Wade-Henderson with 16 points and Maddox with 14 points.

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