Red Lake Warriors fall to Panthers 88-79 in double-header in Cass Lake
Lady Warriors dominate Lady Panthers 77-28
Red Lake 79 at Cass Lake-Bena (DH) 88
The Cass Lake-Bena Panthers and Red Lake Warriors met for the third time this season and for the first time the Panthers came out on top.
In front of a packed gym in Cass Lake, the Panthers held off a late charge by the Warriors to win 88-79. With Red Lake holding a 33-32 lead late in the first half, Cass Lake-Bena went on a 22-4 run and took the lead for good.
The Panthers would lead by as many as 18, but Red Lake closed the gap to four at 76-72.
That's as close as Red Lake would get as they drop to 10-2 overall.
All five starters were in double figures for Cass Lake-Bena as they improved to 8-3 overall. Cass Lake-Bena hit ten three pointers with five of those coming from freshman Jared Brown.
Kendall Whitefeather led the Warriors with 20 points as he connected on 3 three pointers.
Red Lake will return to action on Monday, January 11th when they travel to Mahnomen as part of a Boys and Girls doubleheader (96.7 FM).
Cass Lake-Bena returns to the court on Tuesday, January 12 when they travel to Deer River.
RED LAKE: (10-2)
16 of 31 at the free throw line
Kendall Whitefeather 20 points (3 three pointers)
Rob McClain 18 points/12 rebounds (fouled out with 34 seconds left in game)
Jeremy Martin 16 points/11 rebounds
Anthony Beaulieu 6 points
Bryce Cloud 5 points/3 rebounds
Robert Beaulieu 4 points/4 rebounds
Will Morrison 3 points
Jamie Cook 3 points (3 pointer)
Brady Cook 2 points
CASS LAKE-BENA: (8-3)
14 of 23 at the free throw line
Noah DeLapaz 20 points/5 of 6 at the free throw line/3 three pointers (fouled out with 18 seconds left in the game)
Jared Brown 15 points (5 three pointers)
David Jones 13 points/8 rebounds (fouled out with 1:38 left in the game)
Alvin Wind 13 points/10 rebounds
Terick Frazer 10 points (fouled out with 3:56 left in the game)
Ethan Brown 6 points/3 rebounds
Arnold Kingbird 5 points/4 rebounds
Will Kingbird 6 points/4 rebounds
In Girls Basketball Action, Red Lake 77 at Cass Lake-Bena (DH) 28
RL: Grace White 19 pts, 10 reb; Sydney Beaulieu 13 pts; Autumn Holthusen 9 pts, Danielle Seki 9 pts
CL-B: Sunshyne Kingbird 12 pts, Danica Staples 6 pts
Photographs by Michael Good