Area girls’ basketball roundup from Tuesday night
The Grand Meadow Superlarks girls’ basketball team was in Randolph to take on the Rockets in a Southeast Conference West Division game, and Riley Groom led three Superlarks in double figures as Grand Meadow registered their fourth win in a row and fifth in their last six games 44-37.
Groom tallied 15 points in the win for the Larks, while Isabelle Olson added 13 points and Riley Queensland 10. River Landers added four points for Grand Meadow, who sit atop the West Division with an 8-2 record and 10-6 overall on the season.
The Larks return to action Friday night at home versus Mabel/Canton, with the varsity tip at 7:15 p.m. You’ll hear the game live on AM 1480 KAUS, also on myaustinminnesota.com and on the I Heart Radio app.
The Southland Rebels played host to Caledonia in a Three Rivers Conference matchup in Adams Tuesday night, and the Warriors, who led the Rebels at the half 34-25 were able to hang on to win in a squeaker 71-70.
Southland had four players in double figures in scoring in the game, led by Lexi Smith, who totaled 19 points. Larissa Goslee added 14 points, Kayla Nelsen chipped in with 11 and Kayla Mensink supplied 10 points. Madison Bhend and Hattie Wiste each added eight points for the Rebels, who are now 6-3 in conference play and 10-5 overall. Southland will continue a brief two-game homestand Friday night against Plainview/Elgin/Millville, with varsity tip-off at 7:30 p.m.
In other action, the LeRoy/Ostrander Cardinals entertained the Kingsland Knights in a Southeast Conference matchup, and the Knights outscored the Cardinals 41-9 in the first half on their way to a 67-26 win.
Libertee Smalley led the Cardinals in scoring with 12 points, while Jordan Runde added five points and Sam Volkart provided four points for LeRoy/Ostrander, who fell to 0-9 in the SEC and 0-14 overall with the loss. The Cardinals are back in action in Faribault Thursday night versus Bethlehem Academy, with varsity tip-off at 7:15 p.m.