State Tournament Summary: #3 Cromwell-Wright (26-4) converted 13 three-pointers to snap Red Lake's (24-3) 15-game winning streak 71-41
March 20, 2017
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - #3 Cromwell-Wright (26-4) converted 13 three-pointers to snap Red Lake's (24-3) 15-game winning streak 71-41 in the Class A quarterfinals at Mariucci Arena on the campus of the University of Minnesota.
Cromwell-Wright made 9-of-16 three-pointers before the break and defended the arc well, holding the Warriors to 0-7 three-point shooting to mount a 46-15 lead at the half.
The Cardinals were led by Chelsea Swatek with 23 points and nine rebounds as she delivered 4-9 from three-point range. Taya Hakamaki had 16 points and five assists on 4-5 three-point shooting and Bailey Gronner made three three-pointers to finish with nine points and 10 rebounds.
Cromwell-Wright led by as many as 37 in the second half before Red Lake finished strong down the stretch, narrowing the margin to 24 with an 18-5 run spanning six and a half minutes.
The Warriors were led by Grace White's 13 points and nine rebounds while Alexis Desjarlait had 10 points and four rebounds.
Cromwell shot 54.3 percent from the floor (25-46) for the game and 52.0 percent from the arc (13-25).
The Cardinals advance to the semifinals to face defending Class A champion #2 Goodhue on Friday at 2 p.m. at Williams Arena.
Red Lake will take on GHEC/Truman/Martin Luther in the consolation semifinal on Friday at noon at Gangelhoff Center on the campus of Concordia-St. Paul.