Hopkins Girls Basketball Wins State Quarterfinal
The Hopkins girls basketball team beat Lakeville North 66-43 in the state Class AAAA quarterfinals.
The Panthers slowed top-seed Hopkins with a zone defense before the Royals widened the gap to 28-14 at halftime.
Liv McGill keyed a run late in the first half. McGill scored 13 of her 20 points in the opening half.
Taylor Woodson added 14 and Amaya Battle 13 for Hopkins.
The Royals now meet White Bear Lake in the semifinals Thursday evening.