Area girls basketball roundup from Saturday
February 8, 2021 12:45PM CST
The Grand Meadow Superlarks played host to the Southland Rebels in Southeast Conference girls’ basketball action Saturday afternoon, and it was the Superlarks avenging a 43-40 loss to the Rebels on January 25th as they earned their second straight win 51-48.
River Landers and Kendyl Queensland were in double figures for the Larks with 15 and 12 points, respectivley, Sydney Cotten swished a 3-pointer on her way to nine points, Lexy Foster added six points and McKenna Hendrickson chipped in five points. Larissa Goslee drilled two of Southland’s seven 3-pointers in the game to lead the Rebels in scoring with 20 points, Kelsey Mensink also sank two 3-pointers on her way to 14 points, Olivia Matheis also added two 3’s for six points, and Bria Nelsen and Bailey Johnson each added three points for Southland, who led 32-30 at the half. While Grand Meadow hit just two 3-pointers to seven for Southland, the Larks were 11 of 13 from the foul line while the Rebels were 3 for 7.
With the win, Grand Meadow is 4-4 overall, and 4-2 in the SEC. With the loss, Southland is now 4-3 overall, and 4-3 in the SEC.
In other Southeast Conference action Saturday, the Lyle/Pacelli Athletics were in Spring Valley Saturday afternoon for a matchup with the Kingsland Knights, and it was the Knights remaining unbeaten in conference play with a 69-35 win.
Alana Rogne led the Athletics with 14 points, two rebounds and four steals, whle Kearah Schafer added nine points and four rebounds. Olivia Heart chipped in five points and four rebounds, Emma Wilde scored four points and Kirsten Koopal added three points for Lyle/Pacelli, who fell to 1-7 overall with the loss and 1-6 in the SEC.
The Athletics are back on the court this evening in Lyle, as they kick off a three game homestand against the LeRoy/Ostrander Cardinals. The varsity tip-off tonight is at 6:30 p.m.