Wayzata, the 7th ranked team in the Minnesota Preps Class AAAA statewide rankings, won their sixth game of the season defeating Robbinsdale Cooper. Zach Robertson scored 25 points while Chad Potas produced 14.
"I thought we defended Rashad Vaughn very well," said Wayzata Coach Phil Ward. "He scored 23 but he got six or seven points in the last minute against my subs. We also were able to score a number of run out easy baskets and so we seldom got in a situation where Cooper could make a scoring run.
"As a group, we made it really hard for them to score. We stayed between them and the basket and we rebounded very well."
Potas, who goes by "Ultimate Warrior" when talked about amongst Minnesota Preps staff, dominated the glass in addition to his 14 points. Both he and Robertson were key players last night but Ward felt another was equally as valuable.
"Drake Mjaanes was assigned to guard Vaughn and he was magnificent. He competed so hard. He isn't as tall or as quick but he played with great passion."
Wayzata remains undefeated with wins over Lakeville South, Eagan, White Bear Lake, Minneapolis Patrick Henry, St. Paul Central, and now Robbinsdale Cooper.
Robertson improved his team leading scoring average to 20.5 points per game.