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Area Girls Basketball: Sheley's 31 leads PR-B past Blackuck

Posted: February 9, 2013 - 12:25am

BLACKDUCK — Tatum Sheley and Megan Felthous combined for 54 points as the Pine River-Backus Tigers crushed the Blackduck Drakes for the second time this season, 98-35 in a Northwoods Conference game Friday.

Sheley finished with 31 and Felthous scored 23. Autumn Ackerman and Brittany Kelley also reached double figures with 13 and 12 points respectively.

The Tigers beat Blackduck 94-28 Jan. 3.

Blackduck 19 16 — 35

Pine River-Backus 66 32 — 98

BLACKDUCK

Morgan Jung 2, Madison Liapis 4, Michaela Sparby 1, Tatum Mistic 11, Michaela Holmgren 2, Alex Arp 15. FG 12-35 (34 percent), FT 11-18 (61 percent). 3-point 0-6 (0 percent).

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Kendra Brasel 8, Tatum Sheley 31, Jess Hanneken 3, Liz Downie 2, Brittany Kelley 12, Megan Felthous 23, Nicole Arends 4, Journee Howard 2, Autumn Ackerman 13. FG 41-77 (53 percent), FT 10-16 (63 percent). 3-point 6-18 (33 percent). Conference: 11-0. Overall: 16-3. Next: at Kelliher/Northome 12 p.m. Saturday.

Aitkin 52, Rush City 47

AITKIN — Cassie Sandberg led the Aitkin Gobblers with 12 points as they defeated the Rush City Tigers 52-47 in a Great River Conference matchup Friday.

Bailey Nordean added 11 and Mikayla Michaletz 10 for the Gobblers, who beat the Tigers 41-36 Jan. 4.

Rush City 18 29 — 47

Aitkin 23 29 — 52

RUSH CITY

Samantha Herberg 7, Sammi Oscarson 6, Abby Scherer 13, Payton Ramberg 8, Kayla Nelson 5, Lindsey Williams 2, Alissa Mell 6. FT 8-10 (80 percent).

AITKIN

Bailey Nordean 11, Madison Newton 2, Melissa Paulson 6, Megan Welshons 6, Cassie Sandberg 12, Lisa Anderson 5, Mikayla Michaletz 10. FT 12-20 (60 percent). Conference: 9-3. Overall: 17-5. Next: at Braham 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Wadena-DC 57, Crosby-Ironton 38

WADENA — Emily Miron scored 17 points and Hope Theisen added 14 as the Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines downed the Crosby-Ironton Rangers 57-38 in Friday’s Mid-State Conference clash.

Caitlin Volkmann scored 12 points helping W-DC swept the season series over C-I.

Chelsey Bonsante scored a game-high 19 points for the Rangers.

Wadena-Deer Creek 22 35 — 57

Crosby-Ironton 13 25 — 38

WADENA-DEER CREEK

Hope Theisen 14, Sydney Schissel 2, Caitlin Volkmann 12, Emily Miron 17, Courtney Dumpprope 2, Melissa Moenkedick 8, Jennifer Craig 2. Conference: 4-4. Overall: 12-9. Next: at Detroit Lakes 7:15 p.m. Monday.

CROSBY-IRONTON

Lauren Peterson 2, Chelsey Bonsante 19, Hallie Schmidt 9, Shannon Lundgren 8. Conference: 3-5. Overall: 10-11. Next: vs. Roseau at Bemidji State University 11 a.m. Saturday.

Staples-Motley 65, Menahga 40

MENAHGA — Kelly Pearson finished with 22 points and Jasmine McGillivray collected 15 as the Class 2A’s seventh-ranked Staples-Motley Cardinals ran past Menahga 65-40 Friday.

It’s the eighth straight win for the Cardinals, who shot 50 percent from the field.

Menahga 17 23 — 40

Staples-Motley 27 38 — 65

MENAHGA

Shelby Pihlaja 14, Bradi Carlson 2, Jenny Skoog 8, Jennifer Stifter 3, Tarah Cleveland 13. FG 5-14 (36 percent), FT 12-19 (63 percent). 3-point 6-20 (30 percent).

STAPLES-MOTLEY

Jaelin Beachy 8, Mackenzie Holst 4, Mikayla Wing 4, Kelly Pearson 22, Brooke Wolhowe 2, Kyann Nyhus 4, Grace Wolhowe 3, Kelsy Zetah 3, Jasmine McGillivray 15. FG 11-22 (50 percent), FT 12-16 (75 percent). 3-point 10-22 (45 percent). Overall: 16-4. Next: at Sauk Centre 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Verndale 48, Ashby 30

ASHBY — Teresa Moenkedick tallied 20 points and five steals and the Verndale Pirates held the Ashby Arrows to four first-half points leading to a 48-30 non-conference win.

Jordyn Glenz led the Pirates with seven assists to go with seven points as Verndale won its eighth-straight game.

Ashby 4 26 — 30

Verndale 25 23 — 48

ASHBY

Amber Sundal 9, Abbigail Ras 9, Paige Nelson 2, Cassandra Jordan 2, Maidson Van Santen 6, Meg Roley 2. FG 10-40 (25 percent), FT 6-7 (86 percent). 3-point 4-11 ( 36 percent).

VERNDALE

Teresa Moenkedick 20, Jordyn Glenz 7, Sarah Moenkedick 4, Krista Dailey 2, Elyssa Kern 6, Shania Glenz 8, Keila Schmitz 1. FG 20-48 (42 percent), FT 7-12 (58 percent). 3-point 1-3 (33 percent). Overall: 15-5. Next: hosts Sebeka 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.