STAPLES — Staples-Motley’s Kaitlyn Smith was 3-for-5 from the 3-point line and finished with 17 points and six rebounds as the Cardinals defeated the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines 64-47 in both teams season opener, Thursday Nov. 21.

S-M’s Tabatha Allen added 13 points and 12 rebounds.

Kennedy Gravelle led the Wolverines with 15 points, while Madison Carsten added 14 for WDC.



Wadena-Deer Creek 28 19 -- 47
Staples-Motley 33 31 -- 64



WADENA-DEER CREEK

Madison Carsten 14, Corra Endres 2, Hailey Wiederich 2, Kennedy Gravelle 15, Madison Packer 4, Mackenzie Carsten 4, Lauryn Gravelle 4, Laura Krause 2. FT 9-11 (82 percent). Overall: W-DC 0-1. Next: W-DC at PR-B 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26.



STAPLES-MOTLEY
Kaila Erbe 1, Haley Cichos 7, Katilyn Smith 17, Alix Peterson 12, Elizabeth Danilyuk 10, Tabatha Allen 13, Bella Martin 4. FT 11-20 (55 percent). Overall: S-M 1-0. Next: S-M at Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26.