Area girls’ basketball roundup from Tuesday evening

It was a matchup of two of the top teams in the Southeast Conference early in the 2021-2022 season in Spring Valley Tuesday evening as unbeaten Grand Meadow took on once-beaten Kingsland, and Anika Reiland tallied 15 points and the Knights pulled away in the second half after the game was tied at 19 at halftime to win 42-31.

Lauren Queensland led the Larks in scoring Tuesday night with 10 points, Kendyl Queensland hit two 3-pointers on her way to nine points, Sydney Cotton swished two 3-pointers for six points, River Landers tallied four points and McKenna Hendrickson added two points for the Superlarks, who fell to 2-1 in the Southeast Conference West Division and 5-1 overall on the season.

Grand Meadow returns to action in Houston Friday night versus the Hurricanes in another Southeast Conference matchup, with the varsity tip-off at 7:15 p.m.

In Adams, the Southland Rebels entertained the LeRoy/Ostrander Cardinals in another Southeast Conference tilt, and Bailey Johnson scored a game-high 26 points as 10 Rebels scored overall in a 61-40 win.

Bria Nelson added nine points for the Rebels in the win, while Brooke Allen and Maren Wehrenberg each added five points, Aubrie Schneider chipped in four points and Katelyn McCabe and Lynsey Wilson each scored three points.  Gracie O’Byrne led the Cardinals in scoring with 12 points, Benita Nolt was also in double figures in points with 11 and Sam Vokart scored seven points  for LeRoy/Ostrander, who fell to 1-3 in the conference and 1-3 overall.  With the win, Southland is now 2-2 in the Southeast Conference and 2-4 overall on the season.

The Rebels return to action Friday night in Spring Grove versus the Lions, while LeRoy/Ostrander will play game number three of a four-game road swing at Lanesboro Thursday night versus the Burros.  Both games will tip off at 7:15 p.m.