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Summer Showcase teams of the summer

By Breakdown Staff, 08/05/12, 5:55AM CDT


Visit our Wall of Champions for the complete list of summer winners

The staff of the Breakdown has submitted nominations and selected our "2012 Teams of the Summer" from our series of Summer Showcases. These programs demonstrated success, commitment and sportsmanship.  Congrats to these programs!


  • Class A: Mt. Iron-Buhl
  • Class AA: New London-Spicer
  • Class AAA: Alexandria
  • Class AAAA: Chanhassen


  • Class A: Maranatha Christian
  • Class AA: Braham
  • Class AAA: Delano
  • Class AAAA: Stillwater

July 31 St. Michael-Albertville Showcase Champions

Boys Varsity Duke

  • Championship: Apple Valley 68, Blaine 43
  • Third-place: Stillwater 53, Mounds View 41
  • Fifth-place: Centennial 33, Owatonna 21
  • Seventh-place: Buffalo 44, STMA 23

Boys Varsity Kentucky

  • Championship: Shakopee 67 Braham 31
  • Third-place: Howard Lake-Waverly 43 Cloquet 39
  • Fifth-place: Rockford 37 Monticello 29
  • Seventh-place: Crosby-Ironton 43 Simley 41

Boys Varsity Memphis

  • Championship: Delano 61, Jordan 40
  • Third-place: Norwood-Young America 40, St. Francis 35
  • Fifth-place: Elk River 34, German Select A 21

Boys Varsity Minnesota

  • Champion: Fridley
  • Second-place: Foley
  • Third-place: Dassel-Cokato
  • Fourth-place: German Select A2

Boys JV Louisville

  • Champion: Simley
  • Second-place: Monticello
  • Third-place: Shakopee
  • Fourth-place: German Select C


  • Championship: Shakopee 42 Stillwater 31
  • Third-place: Frazee 31 STMA 29
  • Fifth-place: Mounds View 47 Jordan 45
  • Seventh-place: Rockford 40 German Select B 25

Girls Varsity Badgers

  • Championship: Chanhassen 40 STMA 39
  • Third-place: Wayzata 28 New Prague 17
  • Fifth-place: Roseville 27 Alexandria 25
  • Seventh-place: Buffalo 27 Champlin Park 26

Girls Varsity Bruins

  • Championship: Wadena-Deer Creek 34, Annandale 32
  • Third-place: Sauk Rapids 30, North St. Paul 20
  • Fifth-place: Pierz 32, Monticello 23
  • Seventh-place: Zimmerman 31, Barnum 21

Girls Varsity Mystic

  • Championship: Howard Lake-Waverly 55, St. Francis 38
  • Third-place: Barnesville 30, Rogers 28
  • Fifth-place: St. Paul Humboldt 20, Sebeka 16
  • Seventh-place: Rockford 24, Waseca 14

Girls Varsity Tiger

  • Championship: New London-Spicer 48, Coon Rapids 33
  • Third-place: Centennial 36, Rogers 30
  • Fifth-place: Isle 29, Simley 22
  • Seventh-place: Orono 47, Litchfield 25

Girls JV Magic

  • Championship: STMA 29 Rogers 17
  • Third-place: Pequot Lakes 34 Buffalo 32
  • Fifth-place: Totino-Grace 28 Coon Rapids 21
  • Seventh-place: Orono 20 Annandale 17

Girls JV Cougars

  • Champion: Alexandria
  • Second-place: Buffalo
  • Third-place: Monticello
  • Fourth-place: SW Christian


STMA - July 31

Division Champion
Varsity boys Duke Apple Valley
Varsity boys Kentucky Shakopee
Varsity boys Memphis Delano
Varsity boys Minnesota Fridley
JV boys Louisville Simley
JV boys UCLA Shakopee
Varsity girls Badgers Chanhassen
Varsity girls Mystic Howard Lake-Waverly
Varsity girls Tiger New London-Spicer
JV girls Magic STMA
JV girls Cougars Alexandria

Varsity boys' Duke champions: Apple Valley

Varsity boys' Kentucky champions: Shakopee

JV boys' UCLA champions: Shakopee

Varsity girls' Bruins champions: Wadena-Deer Creek

Varsity girls' Mystic champions: Howard Lake-Waverly

Varsity girls' Tiger champions: New London-Spicer

JV girls' Cougars champions: Alexandria

STMA girls - July 21

Division Champion
Girls' varsity Big 4 Hopkins
Girls' varsity Silver Star Braham
Girls' varsity Maverick Ada-Borup
Girls' varsity Lynx Alexandria
Girls' varsity Gopher New London-Spicer
Girls' JV Wildcat Lakeville North
Girls' JV Hawkeye Totino-Grace

Varsity girls' Big 4 champions: Hopkins

Varsity girls' Silver Star champions: Braham

Varsity girls' Maverick champions: Ada-Borup

Varsity girls' Lynx champions: Alexandria

Varsity girls' Gopher champions: New London-Spicer

JV girls' Wildcat champions: Lakeville North

JV girls' Hawkeye champions: Totino-Grace

Sauk Rapids - July 15

Division Champion
Varsity girls red Osakis
Varsity girls black Howard Lake-Waverly
Varsity girls blue Sauk Centre
JV girls Sauk Centre

Varsity girls' Red champions: Osakis

Varsity girls' Black champions: Howard Lake-Waverly

Varsity girls' Blue champions: Sauk Centre

Rochester - July 8

Division Champion
Varsity girls Caledonia
Varsity black boys Rochester Lourdes
Varsity silver boys Austin
Varsity blue boys Caledonia
JV gold boys Red Wing
JV maroon boys Tartan

Varsity girls' champions: Caledonia

Varsity boys' Black champions: Rochester Lourdes

Varsity boys' Silver champions: Austin

Varsity boys' Blue champions: Caledonia

JV boys' Gold champions: Red Wing

JV boys' Maroon champions: Tartan

Sauk Rapids - July 8

Division Champion
Varsity red boys Chaska
Varsity blue boys Sauk Centre
JV boys Big Lake
Varsity boys' Red champions: Chaska

Varsity boys' Red champions: Chaska

Varsity boys' Blue champions: Sauk Centre

Varsity boys' Blue champions: Sauk Centre

JV boys' champions: Big Lake

JV boys' champions: Big Lake

Lakeville South - July 29

Division Champion
Varsity boys Wolves Waconia
Varsity boys Gophers Litchfield
Varsity girls Big 4 Lakeville North
Varsity girls Liberty Simley
Varsity girls Sparks Eastview
JV girls Eastview

Varsity boys' Wolves champion: Waconia

Varsity boys' Gophers champions: Litchfield

Varsity girls' Liberty champions: Simley

Varsity girls' Sparks champions: Eastview

JV girls' champions: Eastview

STMA boys - July 22

Division Champion
Varsity boys' Blue Hutchinson
Varsity boys' Orange Sleepy Eye St. Mary's
Varsity boys' Purple Maranatha Christian
Varsity boys' Maroon Champlin Park
Varsity boys' Red Marshall
JV boys' Black Rogers
JV boys' Yellow Redwood Valley

Varsity boys' Blue champions: Hutchinson

Varsity boys' Orange champions: Sleepy Eye St. Mary's

Varsity boys' Purple champions: Maranatha Christian

Varsity boys' Maroon champions: Champlin Park

Varsity boys' Red champions: Marshall

STMA - June 23-24

Division Champion
Varsity blue girls Robb. Cooper
Varsity white girls Esko
Varsity red girls Hawley
JV girls Becker
Varsity blue boys Centennial
Varsity white boys Moorhead
Varsity black boys Hutchinson
Varsity silver boys Sartell
Varsity red boys Melrose
Varsity maroon boys Braham
Varsity purple boys Rockford
JV orange boys New Prague
JV green boys Rogers
JV gold boys Cambridge-Isanti

Varsity girls' Blue champions: Robbinsdale Cooper

Varsity girls' White champions: Esko

Varsity girls' Red champions: Hawley

JV girls' champions: Becker

Varsity boys' Blue champions: Centennial

Varsity boys' White champions: Moorhead

Varsity boys' Black champions: Hutchinson

Varsity boys' Silver champions: Sartell

Varsity boys' Red champions: Melrose

Varsity boys' Maroon champions: Braham

Varsity boys' Purple champions: Rockford

JV boys' Orange champions: New Prague

JV boys' Green champions: Rogers

JV boys' Gold champions: Cambridge-Isanti

Lakeville South - July 28

Division Champion
Varsity boys Blue Waseca
Varsity boys Red Lakeville South
JV boys Orange Lakeville South
JV boys Purple Shakopee White
Varsity girls Yellow Staples-Motley
Varsity girls Maroon Roseville
JV girls Black Lakeville North 1
JV girls Green Lakeville North

Varsity boys' Blue champions: Waseca

Varsity boys' Red champions: Lakeville South

JV boys' Orange champions: Lakeville South

Varsity girls' Yellow champions: Staples-Motley

Varsity girls' Maroon champions: Roseville

JV girls' Black champions: Lakeville North

JV girls' Green champions: Lakeville North

Prior Lake - July 15

Division Champion
Varsity boys maroon Stillwater
Varsity boys blue Faribault
Varsity boys green Norwood-YA
JV boys yellow Stillwater
JV boys purple Farmington

Grand Rapids - July 14-15

Division Champion
Varsity boys silver Perham
Varsity boys white Deer River
JV boys Bemidji
Varsity girls red Crosby-Ironton
Varsity girls blue Mt. Iron-Buhl
JV girls Mt. Iron-Buhl

Varsity boys' Silver champions: Perham

Varsity boys' White champions: Deer River

JV boys' champions: Bemidji

Varsity girls' Red champions: Crosby-Ironton

Varsity girls' Blue champions: Mt. Iron-Buhl

Sauk Rapids - June 16-17

Division Champion
Varsity girls Morris Area
JV girls Foley
Varsity boys blue Brainerd
Varsity boys red Virginia
Varsity boys white Barnum
JV boys gold Apollo White
JV boys silver Delano

JV girls champions: Foley

Varsity boys' Blue champions: Brainerd

Varsity boys' Red champions: Virginia

Varsity boys' White champions: Barnum

JV boys' Gold champions: St. Cloud Apollo White

JV boys' Silver champions: Delano