Hopkins Boys Basketball Wins Holiday Tournament Opener
The Hopkins boys basketball team pulled away to beat Cambridge-Isanti 83-55 in the quarterfinals of the TCO Holiday Classic tournament at Augsburg University in Minneapolis.
Hopkins built a 38-27 halftime lead and quickly widened the gap in the second half on the way to the win.
Freshman Jayden Moore poured in 31 points to lead the Royals, with Anthony Smith adding 19.
Hopkins improved to 7-1 with the win.
They are facing Andover in the semifinals Thursday evening.
Hopkins has won the tournament every season but one since 2010 (there was no tournament in 2020 due to COVID-19).