Breakdown Sports USA Names Hopkins Girls as Top Basketball Team in MN
The site’s annual state tournament preview, which predicts that Hopkins will win the championship, also named Nia Coffey the No. 2 player in the state.
The annual publication declared the Royals as the top girls team regardless of class and predicted that they’d win section 6AAAA—“also known as ‘The Hopkins Section,’” the magazine wrote—and then go on to win the class AAAA championship.
Hopkins senior Nia Coffey received a slew of individual honors. The senior was named as the No. 2 player in the state, the Class AAAA player of the year, the section 6AAAA player of the year and a finalist for best scoring performance.
Senior Taylor Anderson was a finalist for best point guard performance, while Molly and Erin O’Toole, junior and senior, respectively, were named finalists for the best sister combination.
On the boys side, junior Jake Wright was named No. 39 on the list of top players—and No. 5 on the list of most surprising players.
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