From CCX, “The Wayzata girls’ soccer team scored four first half goals on the way to a 7-1 win over Hopkins in the Section 6AAA championship. The win gives the Trojans their 29th section title in program history. Wayzata (17-0-1) is ranked first in the state in Class 3A. Grace Estby scored twice with five other Trojans contributing goals in the win—the third for Wayzata over Hopkins this season. Avery Petty scored the lone goal for Hopkins. The Royals finish with a record of 8-8-3.”
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From CCX, “Meghan Sullivan scored two first half goals to help lead the Wayzata girls’ soccer team to a 3-0 win over Minneapolis Washburn in the semifinal round of the Section 6AAA tournament. Grace Estby scored the final goal of the match in the second half. Wayzata (16-0-1) will attempt to qualify for the state tournament when they host Hopkins (8-7-3) in the section final Tuesday at 5:00 pm at Wayzata High School. The Trojans beat the Royals twice during the regular season.”
From CCX, “Joe Highfield’s header goal gave Wayzata a 2-1 overtime win over Minneapolis Southwest, sending the Trojans to the Section 6AAA final. Ben Esinger opened the scoring for the Trojans in the first half with the assist to Callum Campbell-Sulter. The Lakers tied the match midway through the second half on a header from Pablo Gonzalez off a Will Zenner corner kick. Highfield’s game-winning goal, set up by Jackson Widman, improves the Trojans’ record to 15-1-2. Wayzata hosts Minneapolis Washburn (11-6-0) for the section title Tuesday at 7:00 pm at Wayzata High School.”
From CCX, “The Maple Grove girls’ tennis team defeated Wayzata 5-2 Wednesday to win the Section 5AA team title for a second straight year. The Crimson earned their five team points by winning at third and fourth singles and in all three doubles matches. Maple Grove (19-1) made its first state tournament appearance in 2021. The section singles and doubles tournaments are next week with the state Class AA tennis tournament taking place October 25th through the 28th at Baseline Tennis Center in Minneapolis.”
From CCX Media, “Wayzata’s Abbey Nechanicky set a course record at Gale Woods en route to winning the Lake Conference cross country title Thursday. Hamza Mohamed of Wayzata beat defending state champion Nick Gilles of Minnetonka to win the boys individual title. Wayzata emerged as team champion in the girls and boys competition.”
Seniors savor last home game as Trojans win all facets of contest
After a scoreless first quarter, your Wayzata Trojans (3-4) were able to start hitting on all cylinders as they beat the Blaine Bengels (3-4) in a lopsided contest Friday evening at the Wayzata Football stadium.
Junior running back Carter Olson scored a 3 yard rushing touchdown to put Wayzata on the board 6-0 early in the 2nd quarter.
Junior quarterback Cole Heilbrun connected with senior wide receiver Ford Griffith on pass completions twice for touchdowns in the 2nd quarter–the first a 25 yard gain and the second for a 28 yard gain as time expired to make it 21-7 at the half.
Wayzata scored on the first possession of the 3rd quarter as Deyon Loveless finished the drive with an 11 yard scamper to the left to make it Trojans 28, Blaine 7.
Wayzata added insurance touchdowns with two successful drives in the 4th quarter. The first was a pitch and catch from Heilbrun to speedy wide receiver Tyler Milkes for 43 yards. The 2nd touchdown drive was capped with another 11 yard Deyon Loveless touchdown to make it Trojans 42, Blaine 7, final.
Defensively, the Trojans pitched a near shutout, with the only score by Blaine a questionable call as Bengal receiver Matthew Plankers never seemed to securely possess the ball after QB Frank Daniels threw it to him. Regardless, the defensive unit stopped Blaine all night long.
Cole Heilbrun completed 15 passes on 21 attempts for 228 yards and 3 touchdown completions.
Deyon Loveless rushed 16 times for 149 yards for a 9.3 yard average and 2 touchdowns. Carter Olson carries 13 times for 51 yards for a 3.9 yard average and 1 touchdown.
Ford Griffith caught 4 passes for 102 yards and 1 touchdown. Tyler Milkes caught 7 passes for 85 yards and 1 touchdown. Ford Griffith caught 4 passes for 102 yards and 2 touchdowns. Jack Simon caught 1 pass for 7 yards.
Chase Ullom had 11 tackles, Andrew Westermeyer had 4 tackles, Noah Rychlick had 4 tackles, Keyuandre Watkins had 3 tackles, Adam Cherne had 3 tackles, and Cameron Cortright & Noah Regan had 2 tackles.
The Trojans move to 3-4 on the season with a chance to play at Farmington (1-6) next week.
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If you have been following Jack Simon and the Wayzata Football team this season you probably heard about him fighting cancer.
Simon and his teammates were recognized by the Minnesota Vikings for being a Hometown Hero–having raised over $9,000 during a fundraising campaign for the Randy Shaver Cancer Research & Community Fund while fighting his own battle against Stage 2 Hodgkin’s lymphona.
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From CCX Media: “The Wayzata boys soccer shut out Hopkins 5-0 Thursday to remain unbeaten on the season. The Trojans (11-0-2) are ranked second in the state in Class 3A. Joe Highfield, Cole Frazier, Joey Burica, Mike Orlov and Colin Leech scored for Wayzata.”
From CCX Media: “The top-ranked Wayzata girls soccer team beat Hopkins 4-2 to get a sweep of the Royals this season. Grace Estby had two goals for Wayzata with Amya Conway and Ana Munyon each netting one. The Trojans built a 3-0 halftime lead in the win. They are now 12-0-1 this season.”
From CCX Media: “The fourth-ranked Champlin Park volleyball team beat number one Wayzata Wednesday night in a possible preview of November’s Section 5AAAA final. The Rebels lost the first set 25-14 but then won the next three—25-23, 25-13, and 25-23. Carly Gilk led the Rebels in kills with 16 while Marlie Hanson added 14. Olivia Swenson led the Trojans in kills with 13. It was the first loss for Wayzata in a best-of-five set match since the 2018 season. The Trojans defeated the Rebels in last year’s section final and the teams are expected to be the top two seeds for this year’s section tournament. Champlin Park’s record is now 15-4 while Wayzata drops to 14-3.”