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Park Center super-scorer Adalia McKenzie leads Pirates to State

Chris Long
Updated: March 11, 2020 11:49 AM
Created: March 11, 2020 11:39 AM

Park Center junior Adalia McKenzie scored 49 points in a game this season - the only player above Class A to hit that number this season.  She also was the only player in the Metro to average more than 30 points per game. 

Click the video box on this page to see KSTP Sports' story on Adalaia McKenzie - why she's more than just a scorer, and why there's much more to her than you might see on the court

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McKenzie's 49 points came in a game at Target Center against Spring Lake Park, who knocked Park Center out of the section playoffs last year.

Her 30.8 points per game trail only two northern players - Roseau's Katie Borowicz and Duluth Marshall's Gianna Kneepkens.

McKenzie's scoring has made her a prime target for college recruting.  She got her first offer from the University of Minnesota as a freshman, and the offers have steadily poured in ever since.

She says she wants to hold of on making a college decision until the summer's AAU season is complete.

McKenzie and her Pirates open the State Tournament against Stillwater on Wednesday.


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