MINNEAPOLIS - Alexis Desjarlait scored 27 points, 17 in the first half, along with Autumn Holthusen's 16, as they led the Red Lake Lady Warriors (12-2) to their 13th win of the season, 64-33 over the Washburn Millers (6-7) on Monday, January 15, 2018.
Red Lake started off quickly after the jump ball, putting in 16 points before Washburn could get on the board with a freethrow, and by the half led 43-16. Desjarlait had scored more than Washburn in the first half with her 17 points alone.
It was all Red Lake in the second half as well and they finished the game 64-33.
Desjarlait led all scorers with 27 points, Autumn Holthusen added 16, hitting four 3-pointers in the first half, Gericka Kingbird and Angel McClain each put in 9 and Marlene Blue had 3 points.
The win put Red Lake at 13-2 on the season and they will travel to Lake of the Woods on Tuesday, January 16th, host Kelliher-Northome on January 18, travel to Clearbrook on the 19th and host Northwoods on the 25th.
The Red Lake Warriors followed the girl's game and played St. Agnes at 2:30 this same afternoon, falling behind early but finding a way to stay in the game. At the half they trailed St. Agnes 44-29. Although they came to within 9 in the second half, they couldn't get any closer, as they lost 84-59.
Justin Barrett led the Warriors with 17, Evan Johnson added 10, Cole Cobenais put in 8 and D. J. Holthusen hit for 7.
St. Agnes put in fourteen 3-pointers in the game.
The Warriors will host Kelliher-Northome on Thursday, January 18th, travel to Nevis on January 23, travel to Blackduck on the 26th and host Win-E-Mac on February 5th.
Photographs by Darchelle Strong and Chris Jourdain.