The Lyle/Pacelli girls’ basketball team was on the road at Spring Grove versus the Lions in a Southeast Conference matchup Tuesday evening, and although Alana Rogne exploded for 31 points, 14 rebounds, three steals and an assist, it was not enough as the Lions came out on top 56-49.
Besides Rogne’s 31 points, Olivia Heard added seven points, six rebounds, two assists and a steal, Kirsten Koopal chipped in seven points, four rebounds and two assists, and Audrey Heard and Emma Wilde each added two points for Lyle/Pacelli, who fell to 1-12 in the SEC and 1-14 overall on the season.
The Athletics are back in action Friday night at home in Lyle versus Schaeffer Academy, with the varsity tap set for 7:15 p.m.
The Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossoms were in New Richland Tuesday evening looking for their eighth win in a row against the Panthers, and Megan Oswald led three Blossoms in double figures with a double-double of 19 points, ten rebounds and five steals as BP was victorious 59-39.
Blossoms Head Coach John Bruns stated that BP played outstanding defense in the first half and did not allow a made 3-pointer to a very good shooting Panther team in the half, plus seven different players scored offensivley for the Blossoms as they led 33-11 at the half on their way to the win. Oswald scored 13 of her 19 points in the first half for BP, while Anna Pauly tallied career highs in points with 10, rebounds with eight and blocks with five. Emily Miller also tallied a career-high in points with 10, Bobbie Bruns added nine points, six assists and six steals, Allison Krohnberg chipped in six points and Maren Forystek swished the Blossoms’ only 3-pointer of the game for three points.
With the win, Blooming Prairie is now 13-1 overall and 10-0 in the Gopher Conference. The Blossoms are back at home Friday night versus conference rival Hayfield, with the varsity tip-off scheduled for 7:15 p.m.
The Grand Meadow Superlarks, the second-place team in the SEC’s West Division was in Randolph Tuesday evening to meet the Rockets, who are a half-game behind Houston for first place in the SEC’s East Division, and it was Randolph rolling to a 64-44 win.
Kendyl Queensland swished one of Grand Meadow’s three 3-point field goals and finished with 11 points to lead the Larks, Sydney Cotten added seven points, Lexy Foster tallied seven points and seven rebounds, River Landers chipped in six points and led the club with eight boards, Madison Hindt also tallied six points and McKenna Hendrickson scored five points for Grand Meadow, who falls to 8-7 overall and 7-4 in the SEC with the loss.
The Superlarks return to action Friday night at home versus Houston, with the varsity tip-off scheduled for 7:15 p.m.