Area girls basketball roundup from Tuesday evening
The Grand Meadow Superlarks girls’ basketball team was on the road for the second of five straight road games Tuesday night in Winona for a non-conference matchup against a very tough Cotter Rambler squad, and it was the Ramblers winning their seventh straight game by the score of 73-39.
The Superlarks, who started their five-game road trip Saturday with a loss at Class AA-ranked Goodhue were led by Riley Queensland, who scored 16 points. Madison Hindt scored nine points, Gina Stier added seven points, and Lexy Foster and Isabelle Olson each tallied three for Grand Meadow, who fell to 14-8 overall on the season with the loss. The Larks are back into action Friday night in Rochester against Schaefer Academy, with the varsity tip-off at 7:15 p.m.
In Hayfield, the Vikings played host to the Southland Rebels in a non-conference game, and Rachel Pack tallied 21 points to help Hayfield to a 53-33 win.
Besides Pack, the Vikings were led by Kristen Watson and Lila Gronseth, who each scored six points, Cela Carney and Natalie Beaver each added five points and Taylor Burt chipped in with four for Hayfield, who won their second game in a row. Southland was led by Larissa Goslee and Lexi Smith, who each tallied 10 points, Hattie Wiste added six points and Kayla Nelsen supplied four points for the Rebels, who lost their sixth straight game.
With the win, Hayfield moves to 11-10 overall on the season, and the Vikings are back in action Thursday night in a Gopher Conference tilt with state-ranked Blooming Prairie. With the loss, Southland drops to 10-10 on the season, and the Rebels return to the court Thursday night for a Three Rivers Conference matchup in Adams against St. Charles.