Park Center sophomore Adalia McKenzie steals the ball and drives to the basket in Thursday’s win over Lakeville North 77-48. Photo by Earl J. Ebensteiner, SportsEngine
The Pirates' Lauren Frost charges through the Panthers defense at home Thursday night in a 77-48 win. Photo by Earl J. Ebensteiner, SportsEngine
Park Center's Adalia McKenzie scored 30 points, 18 coming in the first half, to lead the Pirates to a 77-48 thrashing of Lakeville North at the Park Center Holiday Showcase Thursday.
The Pirates used a 14-point explosion midway through the first half and a 19-3 run late to lead 39-21 at the break. The Panthers came no closer than 15 points in the second half.
McKenzie was backed by two other teammates in double figures for Park Center (7-2). Aaliyah Ragulen finished with 15 points while Lauren Frost added 12 for the Pirates.
Lakeview North (5-4), ranked No. 10 in Class 4A by Minnesota Basketball News, was led by Lauren Jensen's 20 points while Analiese Tschida added eight.
Lakeville North guard Lauren Jensen pushes hard against a strong Park Center defense. The Panthers lost to the Pirates 77-48. Photo by Earl J. Ebensteiner, SportsEngine
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