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The eight-player 1968 Region 5 All-Tournament team was honored at Williams Arena following Edina's 66-54 win over Willmar. From left, Mark Roth, Willmar; Ron Keuseman and Dave Johnson, Minneapolis Patrick Henry; Ken Hamm, St. Cloud Tech; Gary Syverson, Willmar; Bob Zender and Mark Thoele, Edina; and Duane Proell, St. Cloud Tech. Edina would go on to win its third consecutive state and become Region V's 11th state champion in 17 years.
Willmar Notebook: Edina had tough time with Cards
Beginning in 1966, the Edina Hornets put together consecutive seasons of 26-0, 27-0 and 26-1.
There was a 69-game win streak in there, still the state record.
Willmar took its shot at the Edina dynasty on March 16, 1968, at Williams Arena in Minneapolis.
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