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Area girls basketball results

Non-conference opponent Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City outscored the Silverstreak girls by one in the second half of Thursday night's game, but Osakis' six-point halftime lead held up for a 39-34 win.

Non-conference opponent Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City outscored the Silverstreak girls by one in the second half of Thursday night's game, but Osakis' six-point halftime lead held up for a 39-34 win.

"It was a good win for the girls tonight," said Silverstreak head coach Pat Kalpin. "ACGC is a very big and physical team, and I felt the girls played hard and worked hard, especially rebounding the basketball.

"We didn't shoot particularly well, but the girls need to keep taking open shots. Eventually they'll start falling for us."

Kelsey Proell scorched the nets for 17 points, then held up on the defensive end as well as she pulled down six defensive rebounds and made a pair of steals to lead the Streaks.

Kelsie Larson added 10 points and had 11 total rebounds for a double-double night.

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The win pushed Osakis' record to 2-1.

GAME SCORECARD

ACGC 12 22 34

OSAKIS 18 21 39

OSAKIS - Rachael Grundman 6, Kelsey Proell 17, Whitney Lee 2, Jacque Quistorff 2, Kelsie Larson 10, Alicia Wagner 2. Field goals 13-49, 3-pt 3-14 (Grundman 1, Proell 2), free throws 10-18, Rebounds 37 (Larson 11, Quistorff 8, Proell 7), Turnovers 19, Steals 9.

OSAKIS 58, UPSALA 47

The Osakis girls' basketball team improved its Prairie Conference record to 3-0 last Tuesday night with a 58-47 win over Upsala.

Kelsey Proell hit three triples in the game on her way to 18 points. Whitney Lee also scored in double figures with 12.

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"This was a very nice road win for us," head coach Pat Kalpin said. "Defensively, I feel we're getting better in the half court. Tonight we showed spurts of really good basketball. We have to continue to play with intensity and turn those spurts into a full game."

The Silverstreaks took an 11-point lead into the break behind a 33-point half. That helped them overcome a balanced scoring attack by Upsala that saw them put three players in double figures.

The win makes it three straight for Osakis after the Silverstreaks dropped their first game of the season by one against Brandon-Evansville.

GAME STATISTICS

OSAKIS 33 25 - 58

UPSALA 22 25 - 47

OSAKIS LEADERS - Sabrina Zimmel - 3 points; Rachael Grundman - 3 points, 3 assists; Kelsey Proell - 18 points, 7 rebounds; Alicia Wagner - 7 points; Whitney Lee - 12 points, 3 steals; Katie Didier - 3 points; Jacque Quistorff - 8 points, 7 rebounds; Kelsie Larson - 4 points

OSAKIS TEAM STATISTICS - Field Goals - 19-51, 37 percent; Three-point field goals - 5-11, 45 percent; Free Throws - 15-23, 65 percent; Assists - 8; Rebounds - 35; Steals - 7

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PARKERS PRAIRIE 52, BATTLE LAKE 44

Parkers Prairie continued its impressive start to the season last Thursday with its fourth consecutive win.

The Panthers followed up a big win over Battle Lake with a 52-44 victory over the Tigers. Sari Noga had a strong all-around game with 23 points, 14 rebounds and three assists. Crystal Klukken joined her in double figures with 11 points.

The Panthers have jumped out to a great start this season with important wins over Ashby and Battle Lake. They have beaten their opponents by an average of 15.5 points per game.

GAME STATISTICS

PARKERS PRAIRIE 27 35 - 52

BROWERVILLE 14 30 - 44

PARKERS PRAIRIE LEADERS - Madison Dorn - 3 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals; Kaylee Dorn - 2 points, 1 rebound, 2 assists; Sari Noga - 23 points, 14 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal; Kendra Klimek - 2 points, 1 rebound, 2 assists; Crystal Klukken - 11 points, 9 rebounds; Krista Alberts - 2 points, 5 rebounds, 1 steal; Kaesha Marlow - 3 points, 2 rebounds; Ashley Wiersma - 6 points, 3 rebounds; Jazmyn Dorn - 3 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal

ASHBY 54, HILLCREST 34

The Ashby girls' basketball team picked up its first win in the Little Eight Conference last Friday as the Arrows took care of Hillcrest Lutheran Academy with a 54-34 win.

Alisha Sethre stepped up for Ashby with 20 points, five rebounds, four steals and four assists to lead the way. Amanda Johnson also contributed a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds.

"I was happy with our aggressive play," head coach John Kent said. "But we still turned the ball over too much and didn't shoot the ball like we are capable of. It was good to see some solid contributing play from the bench tonight."

The Arrows built a big lead in the first half with their defense, holding the Comets to 12 points in the first 18 minutes on their way to an 18 point halftime lead. Ashby never looked back from there as the Arrows improved their record to 2-2 and 1-2 in the LEC.

GAME STATISTICS

ASHBY 30 24 - 54

HILLCREST 12 22 - 34

ASHBY LEADERS - Alisha Sethre - 20 points, 5 rebounds, 4 steals, 4 assists; Amanda Johnson - 13 points, 12 rebounds

WEST CENTRAL AREA 73, FRAZEE 55

The West Central Area girls' basketball team continued its roll through the first stretch of the season last Thursday night.

The Knights moved to 4-0 with a 73-55 win over Frazee behind three players in double figures. Both teams were undefeated coming into the contest, but WCA left no doubt who was the better team on this night.

Caitlin Peterson scored 21 points, and Liza Torgerson and April Nelson chipped in with 19 and 15, respectively.

The Hornets were able to stay in the game in the first half behind four triples and 16 points from Abby Berven. Peterson and Torgerson combatted that by combining for 19 points themselves to give their team a 36-28 lead at the break.

WCA then used six threes in the second half to help pull away with the 18-point win.

"Our defense was relentless tonight," head coach Pat Anderson said. "Our depth was a key as we kept bringing in fresh players to wear down our opponent. Nicole Lindor, [Alyssa] Blair, Jen Froemming and Jenny Starner all gave us very good minutes off the bench. Right now these girls are playing very good together. Their chemistry is great."

The Knights go to 4-0 overall and Frazee falls to 2-1.

GAME STATISTICS

WCA 36 37 - 73

FRAZEE 28 27 - 55

WCA LEADERS - Caitlin Peterson - 21 points, 1 steal, 1 assist, 3 rebounds; Liza Torgerson - 19 points, 6 steals, 1 assist, 4 rebounds; April Nelson - 15 points, 2 steals, 3 rebounds; Hollie Lien - 6 points, 5 steals, 2 rebounds; Alyssa Blair - 6 points, 1 steal, 10 rebounds; Jennifer Froemming - 4 points, 3 steals, 1 assist; DeLaine Ronhovde - 2 points, 1 block, 1 steal, 2 assists, 3 rebounds; Nicole Lindor - 1 steal, 2 assists, 5 rebounds; Jenny Starner - 1 steal; Tee Rudnitski - 1 rebound

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