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GIRLS BASKETBALL: Maurer leads Pillager victory

Posted: December 16, 2010 - 11:56pm

PILLAGER - Shauna Maurer scored 18 points and gathered 21 rebounds to lead the Pillager Huskies to their first Park Region Conference win of the season, 44-38, over the Menahga Braves on Thursday.

Jackie White and Jessica White each added 11 points while Ally Hunstad accounted for the final four points for the Huskies.

Menahga 18 20 - 38

Pillager 20 24 - 44

MENAHGA

Lindsey White 7, Beth Tormanen 2, Arielle Pihlaja 3, Amelia Pho 2, Tarah Cleveland 23, Maria Tormanen 1. FT 12-15 (80 percent).

PILLAGER

Ally Hunstad 4, Jackie White 11, Jessica Kadus 11, Shauna Maurer 18. FT 13-26 (50 percent). Conference: 1-1. Overall: 2-2. Next: vs. Eagle Valley at Swanville tournament Monday.

Little Falls 69, Apollo 53

ST. CLOUD - Whitney Weisz scored 33 points as the Little Falls Flyers won their first Central Lakes Conference game Thursday night, 69-55 over St. Cloud Apollo.

Weisz scored 18 in the second half as the Flyers pulled away from a one-point halftime lead. Paige Beseman added 10 points for the Flyers.

Little Falls 29 40 - 69

St. Cloud Apollo 28 25 - 53

APOLLO

Alyssa Steve 5, Katrina Johnson 10, Abby Notch 9, Andezu Orionzi 15, Melissa Gephardt 8, Kasey Evans 6.

LITTLE FALLS

Alyssa Spillum 2, Annie Ploof 8, Paige Beseman 10, Jen Hortness 4, Makayla Jorgensen 8, Whitney Weisz 33, Jessica Hanowski 4. Conference: 1-2. Overall: 3-4. Next: hosts St. Cloud Tech 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Pine River-Backus 63, Walker-H-A 55

WALKER - Hannah Lemberg scored 18 of her 20 points in the first half as the Pine River Backus Tigers built a 17-point halftime lead in Thursday's 63-55 win over the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves in Northwoods Conference play.

Tatum Sheley dumped in 19 points for the Tigers while Katie Wangberg added 11 and Grace Lemberg 10.

Walker-H-A 23 32 - 55

Pine River-Backus 40 23 - 63

WALKER-HACKENSACK-AKELEY

Eva Lampert 11, Sarah Knight 12, Carlie Bray 8, Ciera Clyde 7, Whitney Trosen 3, MacKenzie Piprude 11, Tara Anderson 3. FG 21-57 (37 percent), FT 14-27 (52 percent).

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Tatum Sheley 19, Hannah Lemberg 20, Grace Lemberg 10, Katie Wangberg 11, Kendra Hamilton 1, Autumn Ackerman 2. FG 24-68 (35 percent), FT 10-17 (59 percent). Conference: 4-0. Overall: 6-1. Next: at Northland 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4.

Verndale 56, New York Mills 38

VERNDALE - Teresa Moenkedick led all scorers with 16 for the Verndale Pirates as they defeated the winless New York Mills Eagles 56-38, ending their four-game losing streak in Park Region Conference play Thursday.

Other Pirates in double digits were Elizabeth Johnson with 13 and Lizzy Yungbauer 12.

Yungbauer and Moenkedick each had seven steals while Kaitlin Richter pulled down 10 rebounds for Verndale.

New York Mills 18 20-38

Verndale 33 23-56

NEW YORK MILLS

Lacey Guck 2, Megan Cole 7, Emaleigh Roberts 6 , Jenna Esala 2, Jackie Imsande 9. Abbe Hendrickxe 2, Ellie Rutten 10, FG 13-53 (25 percent), FT 12-20 (60 percent).

VERNDALE

Lizzy Yungbauer 12, Kristen Korf 2, Elizabeth Johnson 13 , Kaitlin Richter 9, Ashley Richter 2, Teresa Moenkedick 16, Jenni Swenson 2. FG 23-50 (46 percent), FT 6-12 (50 percent). Conference: 1-2. Overall: 2-4. Next: in Swanville tournament Monday.