Kyra Walters tallied 15 points and Colie Justice added 13 as the Austin Packers girls basketball team snapped a two-game losing streak in Northfield in a Big 9 Conference matchup against the Raiders 61-48 Tuesday evening.
Besides Walters and Justice, Elyse Hebrink added nine points, Erica Lundberg chipped in with eight points, Reana Schmitt tallied seven points, Olivia Walsh scored five points and Emma Dudycha added four for the Packers, who made a 37-27 lead at the half stand up, and they also helped their cause by draining 21 of 27 free throws in the game. Annika Richards of Northfield led all scorers in the game with 20 points.
Austin is now 16-5 in the Big 9 and 19-6 overall on the season. The Packers will close out the regular season at home Friday night against the Rochester Century Panthers, with the varsity tip-off at 7:30 p.m. You’ll hear the game on AM 1480 KAUS, online world-wide at myaustinminnesota.com, and also via the I Heart Radio app.