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Girls basketball: Parkers Prairie wins battle of LEC leaders

Micaela Noga scored 27 points to lead the Parkers Prairie girls’ basketball team to a 54-42 win over Battle Lake at home Friday.

Sarah Bunde also scored nine points for Parkers Prairie. Carly VanWatermulen led Battle Lake with 18 points, and Katie Rilla added 13.

The win helped the Panthers improve to 9-6 this season and to 6-1 in the Little Eight Conference. That ties the Panthers for first in league play with Brandon-Evansville and drops the Battlers to 7-2 and into second place in the LEC. 

GAME RESULTS

PARKERS PRAIRIE 54, BATTLE LAKE 42

PARKERS PRAIRIE – Sierra Nori – 3 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals; Micaela Noga – 27 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal; Sarah Bunde – 9 points, 1 rebound, 3 steals; Megan Dreger – 6 points, 1 rebound, 4 steals; Anna Guenther – 2 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals; Kathryn Burquest – 5 points, 7 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal; Caroline Carlson – 3 points, 2 rebounds, 2 steals

BATTLE LAKE - Maddy Merickel – 10 points; Carly VanWatermulen – 18 points; Katie Rilla – 13 points; Emily Mathiesen – 1 point

Eric Morken

Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.

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