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A historic building on our U of M-Morris campus - morris mn

A historic building on our U of M-Morris campus - morris mn
The multi-ethnic building was the original home of the music department at UMM. (B.W. photo)

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Girls turn back quality Monte foe at home

MACA notched a significant win over a quality Montevideo team Tuesday (2/11) in girls basketball.
Click on the permalink below to read about the following athletic contests: the MACA boys hoops loss to Benson (58-45), the MBA boys hockey win over Redwood Valley (4-2), the girls hockey loss to Fergus Falls in Section 6A play (9-0), and the MAHACA wrestling invitational (second place for the Tigers). This post is on my companion website, "Morris of Course." God bless you all for reading. - B.W.
 
Tigers 52, Monte 48
The MACA girls showed a solid brand of play in getting their 14th win of the season. MACA led 28-24 at halftime and went on to win 52-48 at the home gym.
Montevideo came out of the night at 12-5 overall, 10-2 in conference. Coach Dale Henrich's Tigers likewise sit at 10-2 in conference. The overall MACA record: 14-6.
The Tigers and Thunder Hawks battled down to the wire. The score was tied late in the second half. Freethrows made the difference for the orange and black. The Tigers were 14 of 23 in their freethrow shooting. In total field goals they were 18 of 64.
Lauren Reimers and Beth Holland each made a three-pointer, a department in which the team was two of six. Lacee Maanum set the pace in rebounds with 12, followed by Abbie Olson with five. The Holland sisters led in assists, Becca with five and Beth with three. The Holland sisters were all over the court as they also led in steals, Becca with seven and Beth with three.
Here's the individual scoring list: Beth Holland 13, Lacee Maanum 12, Lauren Reimers 10, Abbie Olson 8, Becca Holland 6, Kaitlin Vogel 2, Moira McNally 1.
Two Thunder Hawks scored in double figures: Morgan Reidinger with 16 points and Ashley Hoehne with 12. Tori Kuhlmann put in six points, Jesse Janisch four, Chelsey Hass three, Nicole Erickson three, Lexi Quigley three and Erin Balken one.
Kuhlmann made both of Monte's three-pointers.
The Tigers and T-Hawks are West Central Conference contenders but are looking up at those Streeters of Sauk Centre, who (as of 2/11) own a 13-4 overall record, 10-1 in conference. The Streeters are fourth-ranked in state.
Coach Henrich's orange and black crew will host Melrose on Friday, 2/14.
Viva Morris Area Chokio Alberta basketball for 2014!
- Brian Williams - morris mn minnesota - bwilly73@yahoo.com

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