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2005-2006 School Year
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2005-2006 Varsity Basketball Team: Players names not published in the 2006 South yearbook

After tasting success, the Tigers wanted more.  They wanted more of the conference championship.  They wanted more Region titles.  They wanted to go further into the State Tournament. 

The Conference season began against Edison.  In this game, the Tigers started strong.  They baskets kept falling, they fell so much that for the first time in team history, the Tigers scored over 100 points!  The final score was 102-29.

Southwest fell next.  The game was closer, if you call 18 points close.  The Tigers won 54-36.  The wins kept coming.  Roosevelt fell by 40, 78-38.  Washburn lost by 20, 65-35.  Henry went down next, 61-35.  North lost 67-39. 

During the second conference round, the Tiger juggernaut kept rolling.  Edison lost again 93-27.  Southwest lost 45-44.  This was the closes conference game all season.  Roosevelt lost by more than 30, 73-41.  Washburn played tough but the Millers lost 45-43.  North lost 80-56.  Henry lost 88-45.  The Tigers finished with a perfect 12-0 record and were the only conference champion!

In non-conference play, the Tigers kept winning.  They defeated both St. Paul Central, 71-53, and St. Paul Highland Park, 63-44.  Richfield lost 89-55.  Benilde-St. Margaret’s was beaten 72-69.  Osseo lost by 21, 69-48. 

The Tigers won against Minnehaha Academy 78-36.  South won the Holy Angels game 88-75.  Rogers put up a good fights, but lost 50-46.  DeLaSalle also fought hard but lost in the end 51-48.  Robbinsdale Armstrong lost 67-46.  The Tigers beat Eagan 65-58, Rosemoutn 82-59, Breck 57-55, Richfield 73-36, and Apple Valley 84-72.

In the Twin City Game, South again played St. Paul Central.  The game was close, but the Tigers won 80-72.

The team entered the State Tournament with a 29-0 record.  Unfortunately the team’s season ended in the first round of the State Tournament with a loss to Bloomington Kennedy.

By the end of the season, Freshman Tayler Hill became the first female South Tiger to score a career 1000 points. Again, Hill was named to the All-Conference team.