STAPLES — Staples-Motley’s Haley Cichos tallied 22 points and six steals as the Cardinals fell 71-70 in an overtime battle to the Detroit Lakes Lakers Monday, Dec. 9.

Tabatha Allen added 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Cardinals in the Mid-State Conference game.

Detroit Lakes 27 34 10 -- 71
Staples-Motley 33 28 9 -- 70
DETROIT LAKES
Amara Peterson 10, Maddy Bowers 7, Alex Bettcher 21, Ava Gilbert 2, Sarah Tangen 23, Abby Larson 10
STAPLES-MOTLEY
Kaila Erbe 2, Haley Cichos 22, Addison Lorber 6, Katilyn Smith 8, Alix Peterson 10, Elizabeth Danilyuk 2, Tabatha Allen 19, Bella Martin 1. FG 20-46 (43 percent), FT 24-48 (50 percent). 3-point 6-13 (46 percent). Conference: 0-2. Overall: 2-3. Next: at Verndale 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13.

Virginia 70, Aitkin 54

AITKIN — Aitkin’s Rae Nyberg and Teagan Piecek each put up 13 points for the Gobblers as they fell 70-54 to the Virginia Blue Devils Monday, Dec. 9.

Bella Westerlund added 11 points for the Gobblers in the non-conference matchup.

Virginia 46 24 -- 70
Aitkin 21 33 -- 54
AITKIN
Bella Westerlund 11, Rae Nyberg 13, Teagan Piecek 13, Overall: 0-4. Next: hosts Park Rapids 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10.