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Area Girls Basketball: Patriots rack up another section win

Eight area girls basketball teams were in action Tuesday, Jan. 18.

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PEQUOT LAKES — Maci Martini led the Pequots Lakes Patriots with 20 points as they defeated the Moose Lake-Willow River Rebels 82-39 in a Section 7-2A matchup Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Isabel Larson and Kelsi Martini each tallied 10 points for the Patriots as they improved their record to 13-1.

Moose Lake-Willow River 21 18 – 39

Pequot Lakes 47 35 – 82

MOOSE LAKE-WILLOW RIVER

Ava North 4. Lilly Petty 17, Sarah Christy 6, Maci Kukuk 12.

PEQUOT LAKES

Isabel Larson 10, Kelsi Martini 10, Maci Martini 20, Emma Flaws 4, Elisa Flaws 2, Sydnie Wgeishofski 6, Morgan Eckes 7, Aubrey Larsen 2, Kaitlyn Geschwill 3, Lauren Schultz 8, Reese Laposky 5, Ella Kratochvil 5. Overall: 13-1. Next: at Crosby-Ironton 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20.

Pierz 69, Zimmerman 62

ZIMMERMAN — Ashley Kimman recorded 19 points for the Pierz Pioneers as they defeated the Zimmerman Thunder 69-62 in a Granite Ridge Conference matchup Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Kiera Olesch scored 14 points as the Pioneers extended their winning streak to six games.

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Zimmerman 23 39 – 62

Pierz 36 33 – 69

PIERZ

Katie Leidenfrost 8, Britney Schommer 9, Kiara Olesch 14, Ashley Kimman 19, Kenna Otte 6, Lily Riley 6, Alyssa Sadlovsky 6. FG 28-64 (43%), FT 7-17 (41%). 3-point 6-14 (42%). Conference: 6-0. Overall: 12-3. Next: hosts Albany 7:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21.

Staples-Motley 50, LP-GE 30

STAPLES — Staples-Motley’s Lauren Rutten tallied 23 points and Addison Lorber and Allison Knossala each recorded 10 points for the Cardinals as they beat the Long Prairie-Grey Eagle Thunder 50-30 Tuesday, Jan. 18 in a non-conference game.

Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 13 17 – 30

Staples-Motley 21 29 – 50

STAPLES-MOTLEY

Amanda Carter 2, Aften Robinson 1, Addison Lorber 10, Ashley Robben 4, Allison Knosalla 10, Lauren Rutten 23. Overall: 3-12. Next: at Detroit Lakes 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20.

New York Mills 45, Verndale 33

VERNDALE — Verndale’s Katie Blaha tallied 12 points for the Pirates as they fell 45-33 to the New York Mills Eagles Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Reagan Ludovissie added 10 points for the Pirates in the Park Region Conference game.

New York Mills Eagles 26 19 – 45

Verndale 15 18 – 33

NEW YORK MILLS

Maya Radniecki 9, Isabella Bauck 6, Moriah Geiser 2, Kailey Keskitalo 5, Ayla Olson 9, Alayna Baune 10, Megan Riedel 4. FG 18-57 (32%), FT 5-11 (45%). 3-point 4-14 (29%).

VERNDALE

Madion Schmitz 5, Mallory Uselman 1, Taylor Johnson 3, Katie Blaha 12, Reagan Ludovissie 10, Olivia Olsson 2. FG 9-35 (36%), FT 11-17 (65%). 3-point 4-10 (40%). Conference: 2-4. Overall: 4-7. Next: hosts Parkers Prairie 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 20.

Fourth Baptist 64, Lake Region 32

PLYMOUTH — Amber Neubert tallied seven points and 11 rebounds as Lake Region Christian School lost 64-32 to Fourth Baptist in a Minnesota Association of Christian Schools game Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Ellie Anderson led the Hornets with eight points.

Fourth Baptist 36 28 – 64

Lake Region 18 14 – 32

FOURTH BAPTIST

Jojo Rischl 16, Clara Rischl 16, Kayla Stephans 4, Emily Combs 10, Gabi Mendoza 6, Alyssa Stephans 4, Sophia Morrell 4, Sydney Weisser 4.

LAKE REGION

Ellie Anderson 8, Kali Tappe 2, Nikole Thorson 7, Annalis Benson 2, Azli Pulak 4, Emma Moore 2, Amber Neubert 7. FG 12-46 (26.1%), FT 6-16 (37.5%). 3-point 2-7 (28.6%). Conference: 4-6. Overall: 6-7. Next: hosts Rosemount 4:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21.

Albany 61, Little Falls 23

LITTLE FALLS — Abby Larsen and Megan Schilling each scored five points as the Little Falls Flyers lost to the Albany Huskies 61-23 in a Granite Ridge Conference game Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Albany 37 24 – 61

Little Falls 13 10 – 23

LITTLE FALLS

Kendal Swantek 2, Abby Larsen 5, Sophia Sinclair 2, Korrin Gwost 1, Claire VanRisseghem 2, Shelby Pint 4, Meghan Schilling 5. FG 9-28 (32%), FT 4-13 (30%). 3-point 1-8 (12%). Overall: 3-10. Next: at Sauk Rapids 7:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21.

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Menahga 58, Pillager 31

PILLAGER — Olivia Peterson scored 11 points for the Pillager Huskies as they lost their Park Region Conference game to the Menahga Braves 58-31 Tuesday, Jan. 18.

Menahga 34 24 – 58

Pillager 15 16 – 31

MENAHGA

Maryn Pinoniemi 26, Lela Peterson 10, Amanda Lake 11, Janie Tormanen 10, Alleathea Pfeifer 1.

PILLAGER

Grace Grimsley 1, Juliana Ewald 6, Jenna Woidyla 4, Bailey Schommer 5, Olivia Peterson 11, Emma Schmit 4. Conference: 5-2. Overall: 9-4. Next: at Bertha-Hewitt 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21.

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