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Posted On: 10/16/17 10:15 PM

Jasmine Smiley has been making a name for herself in 2017, participating in countless showcase events here, there and everywhere, and leading her E1T1 AAU squad to a podium finish at the state championship. Smiley has risen to a top-15 ranking in the class and is now a vital cog in Wayzata. Oh yeah, she has also been hand-picked by Tara Starks to join her nationally-ranked North Tartan 2020 squad next summer. "I'm just trying to work on getting better at the things I am not very good at," Smiley said. "I think working with other girls that I don't normally work out with is good because I can learn from other people and the things they do well and try to better myself from that. It's also good for exposure. People see me at each event and maybe they will remember me." That's for sure.

Smiley was very good Sunday on opening day of the Breakdown Fall League. The Trojans' first game against a strong Lakeville North squad was tied with less than 10 seconds remaining when the 5'8" combo guard went hard to the basket through traffic, drawing a foul. That stopped the clock at 6.7 seconds, at which point

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