Posted On: 12/4/18 5:47 PM

McKenna Hofschild has been wowing us with her high-wire act for so long now that we sometimes forget just how good she really is. Saturday night at the Breakdown Tip Off, the Prior Lake guard turned in a performance for the ages, a memorable 63-point offensive onslaught that won’t soon be forgotten by anyone in attendance. It is a feat that nobody has ever accomplished in Minnesota girl’s basketball – not Tayler Hill, not Rebekah Dahlman, not Carlie Wagner, not Rachel Banham, not even Lindsay Whalen – and the record may stand for decades to come.

I was flitting back and forth between games at the time, but at some point McKenna’s performance became too entertaining to leave. To my left were the aforementioned Coach Whalen and her sidekick Kelly Roysland. Nearby there were a handful of other D1 coaches. To my right was a gaggle of normally skeptical, dismissive teenage boys jumping up and down and squealing like 4th-grade girls over what they were watching. It was a hoot.

The numbers are amazing. Hofschild shot 12 of 17 from two-point range, 5 of 11 from three, and 24 of 30 at the line. That’s 63 points on just 28

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