Prep girls basketball roundup: Rocori finishes Tech Holiday Classic undefeated

Prep girls basketball roundup: Rocori finishes Tech Holiday Classic undefeated

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Prep girls basketball roundup: Rocori finishes Tech Holiday Classic undefeated

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Rocori finished the St. Cloud Tech Holiday Classic undefeated by beating Fairmont 56-44 Friday at Tech High School.

Heather Buerman led the Spartans (7-3) with 16 points, Shaina Schmitz had 14 points and Kim Ficker had 12 points. Buerman and Schmitz were named to the All-Tournament team. Rocori took a 35-25 halftime lead.

FAIRMONT – Kayla Lardy 19, Tracy Thiesse 9, Madison Geerdes 6, Kristen Campe 5, Alex Christianson 4, Haley Harder 2.

ROCORI – Buerman 16, Schmitz 14, Ficker 12, Ashley Svihel 9, Jill Rothstein 3, Abby Templin 2.

Halftime score: Rocori 35, Fairmont 25.

SARTELL 48, DETROIT LAKES 34

SARTELL – The Sabres rebounded from Thursday’s loss to Hawley at the invite with a win over Detroit Lakes.

Ashton Haider led the Sabres (6-5) with 13 points and seven rebounds and Kendra Raths had 12 points and seven boards.

DETROIT LAKES – Kyley Foster 2, Megan Lindquist 2, Hailey Jorgenson 2, Shay Nielsen 6, Trisa Hutchinson 11, Karli Kerzman 5, Brooke Olson 4, Sarah Halbakken 2.

SARTELL – Kim Zipp 2, Rachel Winter 12, Taylor Mareck 6, Mika Turner-Carriere 3, Ashton Haider 13 (7 rebounds), Kendra Raths 12 (7 rebounds).

Halftime: Sartell 27, Detroit Lakes 14.

ANNANDALE 59, EV-W 52

ANNANDALE – Senior forward Kaytlin Kuefler dropped 38 points as the Cardinals clipped Eden Valley-Watkins in the Annandale Holiday Tournament.

Eden Valley-Watkins was led by Courtney Dilley, who finished with 28 points.

The Cardinals (6-3) face Chatfield at 6 p.m. today.

ST. CLOUD TECH 55, ISLE 37

Kaila Burroughs had 17 points to lead her team over Isle on the final day of the Tech Holiday Classic at Tech High School.

Tiana Brown also had double figures for Tech with 10 points.

ISLE – Amber Zimpel 7, Andrea Zimpel 3, Tember Cooper 7, Taylor Gulseth 10, Cassie Walters 6, Ashley Robinson 4.

TECH – Kaelyn Angell 9, Leah Wurm 3, Lizzy Krippner 2, Kaila Burroughs 17, Jill Kedrowski 4, Tiana Brown 10, Sam Boettcher 6, Nyadak Riek 4.

UPSALA 68, HENNING 36

UPSALA – The Cardinals’ duo of Aimee Pelzer and Tracy Herzog fueled Upsala’s one-sided victory in the red bracket championship.

Pelzer led her team in scoring with 22 points while dishing out 11 assists. Herzog tallied 18 points. Upsala remains unbeaten at 7-0.

MAPLE LAKE 58,
HOLDINGFORD 54

UPSALA – The Irish edged their Central Minnesota Conference foe in the championship game of the black bracket.

Rachel Latour scored 17 points to lead Maple Lake. The Huskers were led by Joelle Ertl, who notched 28 points.

BERTHA-HEWITT 64,
ST. JOHN’S PREP 21

UPSALA – The Bears allowed just eight points to the Johnnies in the first half en route to the third-place win in the black bracket.

Arei Stokes totaled 24 points for B-H while Ashton Kapphahn added 18 points. Cora Griffin led St. John’s Prep with six points.

ST. JOHN’S PREP – Brittney Krebsbach 2, Ellen Arnold 3, Cora Griffin 6, Emma Backes 4, Taylor Nydeen 2, Leah Schellinger 2, Rachel Odenthal 2.

BERTHA-HEWITT – Arei Stokes 24, Ashton Kapphahn 18, Amanda Liebersbach 4, Hannah Van Hale 6, Rumor Stokes 8, Samara Tobeck 4.

FOLEY 61, MELROSE 45

UPSALA – Foley held a commanding lead throughout the game as they breezed past Melrose.

Tara Dusharm racked up 21 points and Madi Knapek tallied 13 for the Falcons. Tayler Reller paced Melrose with 10 points.

MELROSE – Abby Wessel 2, Tayler Reller 10, Shelby Uphoff 9, Emily Goerdt 8, Gabi Sawyer 3, Justine Revermann 4, Krista Klassen 2, Torri Reller Nikki Zierden 2, Sheila Poepping 4.

FOLEY – Madi Knapek 13, Cassie Larson 2, Jess Bishop 2, Ashley Thell 12, Sarah Legatt 2, Tara Dusharm 21.

Halftime score: Foley 28, Melrose 15.

SAUK CENTRE 72, PIERZ 56

PIERZ – Sauk Centre took the tournament championship with the win.

Mickey Rocheleau had 15 points to lead Pierz (5-5), Bridget Bednar had 13 points and Bridget Boser had 11 points. Boser, Bednar, Sauk Centre’s Macy Weller and Jena Klaphake and St. Cloud Cathedral’s Jenna Januschka were named to the all-tournament team.

ST. CLOUD CATHEDRAL 47,
CROSBY-IRONTON 41

PIERZ – Sophie Harris unleashed 14 second-half points to pull the Crusaders past Crosby-Ironton and secure third place at the Pierz tournament.

Harris finished with 19. Jenna Januschka and Leigh Bristow each scored 12 for Cathedral (5-3).

CROSBY-IRONTON – Chelsey Bonsante 12, Hallie Schmidt 2, Bailey Swensen 6, Meridith Siden 15, Shannon Lundren 3, Abby Giendorff 3.

CATHEDRAL – Sophie Harris 19, Erin Stocker 4, Jenna Januschka 12, Leigh Bristow 12 (10 rebounds).

ALBANY 62,
ST. CLOUD APOLLO 43

LITTLE FALLS – Albany’s Vanessa Spohn led all scorers with 13 points as the Huskies hounded St. Cloud Apollo at the Little Falls Holiday Tournament.

Nine different players scored for the Huskies (8-1). Seniors Rachel Mohs and Emily Pratt each chipped in nine points in the victory.

Senior Abby Notch finished with 12 points for St. Cloud Apollo (1-5 CLC, 1-7). The Huskies face Thief River Falls at 5 p.m. today.

ALBANY – Vanessa Spohn 13, Rachel Mohs 9, Emily Pratt 9, Amazih Eickhoff 7, Erin Navratil 7, Sydney Schiffler 6, Liz DeGeest 5, Emily Schoenberg 4, Hannah Navratil 2.

APOLLO – Abby Notch 12, Mel Gebhart 9, Katrina Johnson 7, Liz Lowery 5, Alyssa Steuve 4, Sabina Babick 4, Morgan Tesch 2.

HAWLEY 56, SARTELL 24

SARTELL – Hawley jumped to a 36-9 halftime lead and didn’t look back with an easy win over the Sabres at the Sartell Invite.

HAWLEY – Drew Sannes 18, Jody Noreen 14, Olivia Olson 8, Morgan Aakre 4, Karyssa Hovelson 2, Mira Ellefson 10.

SARTELL – Kim Zipp 3, Rachel Winter 5, Taylor Mareck 2, Ashton Haider 6, Kendra Raths 2, Emily Johnson 2, Haley Johnson 4.

Halftime score: Hawley 36, Sartell 9.

PIERZ 62,
CROSBY-IRONTON 41

PIERZ – Megan Boser had 16 points to lead the Pioneers to the win on Thursday.

SAUK CENTRE 66,
ST. CLOUD CATHEDRAL 36

PIERZ – Macy Weller had 18 points for the Mainstreeters, who cruised to the win at the Pierz Tournament. Sophie Harris and Jenna Januschka each had 10 points for the Crusaders.

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