Posted On: 12/29/17 3:00 PM

Strength vs length. That was the premise for Thursday afternoon's encounter at the Hill-Murray holiday tournament as the Wayzata Trojans – ranked #2 in the state in 4A – faced the Stars of Holy Angels, ranked #2 in 3A. At 6'2" with a wingspan that is even greater, Kallie Theisen of Wayzata is oh-so-long, a natural attribute from which she has developed an impressive skillset and earned the #1 ranking in the Class of 2019. Destinee Oberg of Holy Angels is oh-so-big, possessing more size and strength than anyone else around, a God-given set of assets she has utilized to become the #2 player in the Class. The Theisen vs Oberg battle did not disappoint, but there was much more to it than that as Wayzata scored a convincing 62-52 victory.

Oberg came out swinging, scoring on an early and-one and establishing her physical presence against Theisen down low. Theisen, meanwhile, missed her first three shots of the game (never a good omen), and didn't score a basket until the 12-minute mark, by which time the Trojans were up 25-14 anyway. Her primary focus was on guarding Oberg, something most teams struggle with. "We just worked on fronting her for

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