Hoops action is intense this time of year. It's exhilarating. Wait 'til the tournament! Click on the permalink below to read about the following: the 49-46 win by the MACA boys over West Central Area, the 58-45 win by the boys over BBE, and the 75-71 loss experienced by the MACA girls vs. Litchfield. This post is on my companion website, "Morris of Course." Thanks for reading. - B.W.
Sauk Centre 64, Tigers 48
Sauk shot out to a 40-29 halftime lead. Greenwaldt with her 19 points topped the Sauk Centre scoring list. Madison Moritz and Maesyn Thiesen each contributed eleven points. Here's the rest of the Sauk list: Jill Klaphake (8), Kelsey Peschel (5), Mauren Thiesen (5), Rebecca Weir (4) and Jessica Rodenbiker (1).
Moritz and Klaphake each made two 3-pointers to complement Greenwaldt's five. Peschel, Mauren Thiesen and Maesyn Thiesen each made one long-ranger.
The Tigers made 17 of 48 field goal tries and were nine of 18 in freethrows. Lauren Reimers and Becca Holland each made two 3-pointers. Tracy Meichsner found the range for one successful '3'. Meichsner topped the rebound list with eight. Correy Hickman was the top assist producer with six. Reimers was aggressive and collected three steals.
Here's the MACA scoring list: Hickman (11), Reimers (10), Holland (10), Meichsner (5), Lacee Maanum (4), Kayla Pring (3), Liz Tiernan (3) and Moira McNally (2).
The orange and black squad owns a 9-9 overall won-lost record. We'll host Lac qui Parle on Monday.