Red Lake Girls advance in Section 8A East with 66-41 win over Lake of the Woods
March 6, 2017
THIEF RIVER FALLS - Red Lake Girls advance in Section 8A East with 66-41 win over Lake of the Woods on Saturday afternoon, March 4, 2917 at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Thief River Falls.
Section 8A East Semifinal – #4 Lake of the Woods 41 vs. #1 Red Lake 66
The Red Lake Lady Warriors jumped out to a 9-0 lead and never trailed in their win over Lake of the Woods on Saturday in Thief River Falls.
Alexis Desjarlait led the Warriors with 17 points and connected on three 3 pointers as Red Lake won their 13th straight game and improved to 22-2 overall.
The Bears didn't score their first points in the game until 4:08 had elapsed.
Red Lake carried a 41-16 lead into halftime and led by as many as 32 points in the second half.
Jordan Sonstegard led Lake of the Woods with 13 points as the Bears end their season at 13-12 overall. Sonstegard went 11-12 at the free throw line for the Bears and is the only senior on the 2016-2017 Lake of the Woods roster.
The Warriors and Bears were scheduled to play each other during the regular season but the game was not played for different reasons.
The two teams are scheduled to play each other twice next year as the two teams will be in the same conference.
Red Lake will now face Clearbrook-Gonvick on Tuesday, March 7th for the East Sub-Section 8A Championship in Thief River Falls and will be broadcast on 96.7 FM. The Lady Warriros defeated Clearbook-Gonvick 81-71 on January 31st at Clearbrook-Gonvick.
RED LAKE: (22-2)
9-18 at the free throw line
Alexis Desjarlait 17 points (3 three pointers)/8 rebounds
Angel McClain 14 points/4 rebounds
Grace White 10 points (2 three pointers)/4 rebounds
Danielle Seki 9 points
Gerika Kingbird 8 points/4 rebounds
Cassidy Defoe 3 points (three pointer)
Kelanna McClain 2 points
Kaylynn Chaboyea 2 points
Sam Roy 1 point
LAKE OF THE WOODS: (13-12)
19-24 at the free throw line
Jordan Sonstegard 13 points/11-12 at the free throw line
Alcia Draper 9 points/4 rebounds
Sydney Hufnagle 5 points
Gretta Moeller 4 points
Marissa Johnson 4 points/3 rebounds
Camryn Strohl 2 points
Shelby Plutko 2 points/3 rebounds
Jourdan Aery 2 points
Coach Holthusen after the game: http://www.krjbradio.com/audio/sports/23979/Randy%20H%20comments%202-4%2023456.mp3
Section 8A East Semifinal – #3 Clearbrook/Gonvick 60 vs. #2 Fosston 52
In a game that featured thirteen lead changes the Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears were able to pull away late in the game and defeat the Fosston Greyhounds to advance to the East Sub-Section 8A Championship game on Tuesday. Liz Bodensteiner had a huge day for the Bears as she scored 36 points and helped Clearbrook-Gonvick improve their overall record to 19-9. The Bears and Greyhounds had met once during the regular season with the Bears winning at home 64-57 on February 14th. The game on Saturday was tied 23-23 at halftime and the Greyhounds led by as many as four points at 27-23 in the second half. The Bears would take the lead for good at 38-37 and would build their lead to as many as ten at 60-50. Sophomore Jaclyn Hubbard led the Greyhounds with 14 points as Fosston ends their season with a record of 19-9. Turnovers hurt the Greyhounds as they turned the ball over 29 times compared to 13 turnovers committed by Clearbrook-Gonvick. The Greyhounds graduate three seniors from this years team with Emily Curfman, Tess Hubbard and Emma Viken each playing their final game for Fosston High School on Saturday. The Bears will now play Red Lake for the East Sub-Section 8A Championship on Tuesday, March 7th at 6:00 pm in Thief River Falls (96.7 FM). Red Lake defeated the Bears 81-71 in their one regular season game against each other on January 31st at Clearbook-Gonvick.
16-22 at the free throw line
Liz Bodensteiner 36 points/8 rebounds
Brynn Hetland 8 points
Tamara Skinaway 6 points
Madelynne Faldet 5 points
Jackie Lynn Taflin 5 points/3 rebounds
17-26 at the frree throw line
Jaclyn Hubbard 14 points/8 rebounds
Lillie Manecke 12 points/5 rebounds
Emily Curfman 10 points/5 rebounds
Tess Hubbard 8 points/4 rebounds
Emma Viken 4 points
Jennifer Non 4 points
Section 8A West Semifinal – #5 Northern Freeze 52 vs. #1 Stephen/Argyle 39
Northern Freeze advance to the Section 8A West Championship Tuesday night at 7:45pm in Thief River Falls at the Ralph.
Freeze were 19-27 from the free throw line, had 35 rebounds, nine steals, 13 turnovers
Stephen/Argyle was 17-24 from the free throw line, had 31 rebounds, seven steals, 17 turnovers
Section 8A West Semifinal – #6 Fertile/Beltrami 55 vs. #2 Sacred Heart 71
Sacred Heart was 15-19 from the free throw line, had 23 rebounds, 19 steals, 18 turnovers
Anya Edwards 31 points (5-6 FTs, 4 threes), two rebounds, seven steals
Abby Schmidt 10 points, two rebounds, five steals
Jocelyn Adolphson 11 points (3 threes, 2-2 FTs), two rebounds and a steal
Jessica Remer nine points (4-6 FTs), two rebounds, two steals
Eagles improve to 20-8 going to defend the West Sub-Section Championship on Tuesday night at 7:45pm in TRF.
Fertile/Beltrami was 10-15 from the free throw line, had 41 rebounds, eight steals, 33 turnovers
Jaden Christianson 21 points, 16 rebounds and a steal
Marlee Steffes 11 points (5-6 FTs), 13 rebounds, five steals
Lauren Harstad 11 points, two rebounds, two steals
Anne Sykes four points (2-3 FTs), six rebounds
Falcons end their season with a 16-11 record. They graduate three: Megan Sirjord, Jaden Christianson & Bria Vesledahl
Section 6A North Semifinal – #4 Park Christian 45 vs. #1 Ada/Borup 63
Ada Borup never trailed in their 63-45 victory over Park Christian Saturday afternoon. The Cougars led by as many as seventeen before Park Christian rallied to end the first half with Ada Borup nholding a 30-19 lead. The Cougars scored the first seven points in the second half and outrebounded the Falcons, 29-14.Park Christian ends the season 16-12. Ada Borup has won 26 straight games, now 26-1 when they play Tuesday night for the sub section championship.
Ada Borup scoring
Emma Kroshus 5 4 assists
Mariah McKeever 11 5 assists
Elizabeth Birkemeyer 23 6 rebounds 4 assists
Broooklyn Erickson 6 8 rebounds
Brooke Ruebke 2 6 rebounds
Kora Kritzberger 6
Lana Stoen 5
Maddie Smart 3
Zoe Johnson 2
Park Christian scoring
Ashley Hanson 9
Karley Motschenbacher 13
Ingrid Swanson 6
Anika Carlson 8
Allyson Kansas 9
Section 6A North Semifinal – #3 Henning 54 vs. #2 New York Mills 73
New York Mills would just out to an early lead, answer any challenge to that lead and then expand and run away with the game in the second half in defeating the Henning Hornets. Jennings would try to trim an early eight point deficit, but would only get as close as two points with Rhiana Roberts providing the offensive spark early for New York Mills as they maintained their lead and never trailed in the game. Midway through the first half Henning's Paige Wallevand became the Hornets all time career scoring leader and ended the game and her career with 1,304 career points.
New York Mills (20-8):
30 rebounds, 6/10 free throws, 19 turnovers
Rhiana Roberts - 29 points
Lydia Rutten - 15 points, 11 rebounds
32 rebounds, 8/14 free throws, 21 turnovers
Paige Wallevand - 21 points, 7 rebounds
Ellie Dauge - 11 points, 5 rebounds