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Prior Lake comes back to defeat Minnetonka for Class 4A, Section 2 title

By JIM PAULSEN, Star Tribune, 03/09/18, 7:00PM CST


McKenna Hofschild scored 42 points to lead the Lakers to a 74-71 victory.

Prior Lake guard McKenna Hofschild (1) drove to the basket in the second half. Photo: ANTHONY SOUFFLE • anthony.souffle@startribune.com

In a season chock full of memorable performances, Prior Lake junior McKenna Hofschild put on perhaps her greatest show of all.

The 5-3 junior – the smallest player on the court – sparked a second-half comeback that lifted the Lakers to a 74-71 victory over Minnetonka in the Class 4A Section 2 championship game.

Prior Lake (16-13) qualified for the state tournament for the first time since 2003.

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