Posted On: 01/2/19 5:12 PM
Last year we saw Rachel Kelly as an important piece of the puzzle in Northfield’s pursuit of a 3A state championship. This year she is the puzzle. The 6-foot senior forward had an outstanding week for Northfield at the St. Olaf College Holiday Hoops tournament. It wasn’t a great three days for the 5-5 Raiders, who lost to Eastview, Prior Lake and Farmington. But that’s not on Kelly. She was terrific Saturday when we were there, and by all accounts she has been very good throughout the season to date. Kelly is one of the top forwards still unsigned from the class of 2019.
In a season where Northfield is suffering through the growing pains of having graduated long-time point guard Grace Touchette (Hi