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Area Girls Basketball: Cardinals collection Section 7-2A playoff win

Staples-Motley played in a Section 7-2A play-in game.

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EVELETH — Addison Lorber drained seven 3-pointers and finished with 31 points to lead No. 17 Staples-Motley to a 68-54 upset of No. 16 Eveleth-Gilbert in the Section 7-2A play-in game Tuesday, March 1.

Lauren Rutten tallied 19 points and Aften Robinson scored eight for the Cardinals who will advance to face No. 1 seeded Pequot Lakes 6 p.m. Thursday, March 3.

Eveleth-Gilbert 24 30 -- 54
Staples-Motley 29 39 -- 68

EVELETH-GILBERT
Anna Westby 18, Julia Lindseth 2, Morgan Marks 19, Hanna Beldo 3, Allie Bittmann 2. FT 5-9 (56%).

STAPLES-MOTLEY
Amanda Carter 2, Aften Robinson 8, Addison Lorber 31, Ashley Robben 3, Oliviah Lorber 5, Lauren Rutten 19. FT 14-21 (67%). Overall: 6-21. Next: at Pequot Lakes in Section 7-2A Opening round 6 p.m. Thursday, March 3.

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