Area girls' basketball results
Ashby 73, Henning 60
The Ashby girls' basketball team jumped out to an early lead and held on late in a 73-60 win over Henning on Monday night.
Mackenzie Schmuck led the way with a career night. She finished with 25 points and 17 rebounds, both season highs. Amanda Johnson followed with 21 points, 10 rebounds and four steals, while Kelly Falk added 12 points and five boards.
"It was a great team effort tonight against a scrappy Henning team," head coach John Kent said.
Ashby 73, Henning 60
ASHBY LEADERS - Mackenzie Schmuck - 25 points, 17 rebounds; Amanda Johnson - 21 points, 10 rebounds, 4 steals; Kelly Falk - 12 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists; Andrea Moe - 7 points, 8 rebounds, 5 steals, 6 assists; Haley Ness - 6 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists
Barnesville 57, Ashby 46
The Ashby girls' basketball team wrapped up the regular season with a 57-46 loss against Barnesville on Tuesday night.
Amanda Johnson had 24 points and eight rebounds. She was the only Ashby player to finish in double figures. Andrea Moe chipped in six points, 11 rebounds, five assists and two steals. Mackenzie Schmuck added four points and eight boards.
The Arrows finished with a 10-12 record overall. They were 5-7 in the Little Eight Conference. Ashby earned the No. 6 seed and will open up the Section 6A tournament on Monday night at home against 11th-seeded Henning.
Morris/CA 60, Waska 55
The Morris/Chokio-Alberta Tigers worked their way to a five-point first half lead over the Minnewaska Laker girls Tuesday night, then ran neck-and-neck with them to the finish for a 60-55 West Central South Conference win.
Allie Ostrander led all players with 23 points in a reserve role, not starting the game due to a high ankle sprain. Sarah Faehnrich added 13 points and Sarah Roering 10.
The Tigers were led by Jenna Nelson with 16.
MINNEWASKA 25 30 55
MORRIS/CA 30 30 60
MINNEWASKA - Aundrea Johnson 5, Allie Ostrander 23, Sarah Roering 10, Sarah Faehnrich 13, Jillian Hendrickson 6. Field goals 22-57, 3-pt 2-12 (Ostrander 1, Faehnrich 1), Free throws 9-10, Rebounds 30 (Kaylee Jacobs 9), Fouls 18, Assists (Ostrander 3), Steals (Roering 2).
RECORD - 6-10 WCCS, 8-15 overall.
LPGE 52, Osakis 51
Holdingford 48, Osakis 36
The Osakis girls' basketball team was on the wrong end of a couple close games last weekend, falling to Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 52-51 Saturday and Holdingford 48-36 Friday.
Osakis took a two-point lead into the break. The Thunder countered by putting up 29 points in the second half.
Katie Didier, Alicia Wagner and Sabrina Zimmel all scored in double figures to keep it close for the Silverstreaks. Didier led with 13. Wagner added 12, while Zimmel poured in 11.
The Silverstreaks jumped out to an early lead before the Huskers went on a run to take a three-point lead into the break. They then held Osakis to just 15 points in the second half.
Seven players scored in all for Osakis but none reached double figures. Zimmel finished with seven, while Wagner, Didier and Becka Sadlemyer all had six.
OSAKIS 25 26 - 51
LPGE 23 29 - 52
OSAKIS LEADERS - Taylor Kraemer - 4 points; Sabrina Zimmel - 11 points; Annalise Savageau - 2 points; Alicia Wagner - 12 points; Calista Sadlemyer - 7 points; Katie Didier - 13 points; Becka Sadlemyer - 2 points
OSAKIS 21 15 - 36
HOLDINGFORD 24 24 - 48
OSAKIS LEADERS - Kraemer - 4 points; Zimmel - 7 points; Savageau - 4 points; Wagner - 6 points; Danielle Chisholm - 3 points; Didier - 6 points; Becka Sadlemyer - 6 points
Parkers Prairie 56
There are not many teams that can match the balance of the Parkers Prairie girls' basketball team but Bertha-Hewitt proved to be one of them in a 58-56 win for the Bears last Saturday night.
The game matched two teams ranked in the top five of the Class A polls. Parkers Prairie came in ranked No. 3 but the Bears had lost just twice and sported a No. 5 ranking.
The Bears had three players in double figures. Kendra Stokes had 18, 12 of those coming in the second half. Morgan Kahhpahn added 15, while Jessica Fink drained four threes for 12 points.
For the Panthers, Sari Noga was held to 14 points and Madison Dorn was limited to just 10. Micaela Noga kept them close with 19, while Kaylee Dorn had 11.
PARKERS PRAIRIE 27 29 - 56
BERTHA-HEWITT 26 32 - 58
PARKERS PRAIRIE LEADERS - Madison Dorn - 10 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist; Micaela Noga - 19 points, 4 rebounds, 2 steals; Jazmyn Dorn - 1 rebound, 2 assists, 1 steal; Kaylee Dorn - 11 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals; Sari Noga - 14 points, 11 rebounds, 3 assists, 5 steals; Krista Alberts - 2 points; Ashley Weirsma - 5 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal
Pelican Rapids 75, WCA 62
Perham 56, WCA 54
West Central Area saw its eight-game winning streak come to an end with two straight losses to Perham and Pelican Rapids last week.
Pelican Rapids shot at a torrid pace from the field on its way to a 75-62 win last Friday night. That came three days after the Knights fought hard but came up just short in a 56-54 game at Perham.
The Knights trailed Perham by just one game in the Heart O' Lakes Conference going into last Tuesday night.
Liza Torgerson got them off to a fast start with nine of her team's first 11 points.
WCA 24 38 - 62
PELICAN RAPIDS 37 38 - 75
WCA LEADERS - Liza Torgerson - 27 points, 6 steals; Tanika Nguyen - 14 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 blocks; April Nelson - 7 points, 3 rebounds; Jen Froemming - 5 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal; Caitlin Peterson - 3 points, 2 rebounds, 3 assists; Alyssa Blair - 2 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal; Marissa Skinnemoen - 2 points, 5 rebounds, 1 steal; Tee Rudnitski - 2 points, 2 rebounds, 1 steal; Hollie Lien - 1 rebound, 1 steal
WCA 28 26 - 54
PERHAM 30 26 - 56
WCA LEADERS - Torgerson - 25 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal; Peterson - 10 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals; Blair - 8 points, 6 rebounds, 1 assist; Froemming - 5 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists; Nelson - 2 points, 1 assist; Rudnitski - 2 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals; Nguyen - 2 points, 6 rebounds, 2 blocks; Lien - 2 rebounds