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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Red Lake wins, moves to Sub-Section finals

THIEF RIVER FALLS -The Red Lake girls basketball team took another step towards its first-ever Class A state tournament appearance Saturday with a 67-59 win over Fosston in their Sub-Section 8A East semifinal game at Ralph Engelstad Arena.

The Warriors will take on Clearbrook-Gonvick at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday in the Sub-Section 8A East final.

On Saturday night Red Lake used a balanced scoring attack to rally from a slim halftime deficit.

Fosston led 31-30 at halftime but the Warriors outscored the Greyhounds 37-28 in the second half to get the victory.

Grace White led the Warriors with 21 points. Averi Holthysen scored 18 and Sam Roy had 13.

Fosston was led by Abby Swanson, who scored a game-high 22 points.

In the other Section 8A East semifinal, Clearbrook-Gonvick edged Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 55-51. W-H-A led Cleabrook 29-25 at halftime but Clearbrook used a big second half by Madison Stenzel to help rally for the win. Stenzel scored 15 of her game-high 24 points in the second half to help the Bears get the win.

In the Sub-Section 8A West semifinals, Win-E-Mac beat Stephen-Argyle 42-32 and Red Lake Falls beat Sacred Heart 67-55. Win-E-Mac and Red Lake Falls will play at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, also at the REA in Thief River Falls.


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