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Free throws lift Waska to 10th win in row

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West Central Tribune
Free throws lift Waska to 10th win in row
Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

MORRIS -- Minnewaska captured its 10th straight victory and improved its lead in the West Central South Conference girls basketball race with a 66-57 win over Morris/Chokio-Alberta Tuesday.

The Lakers (12-1, 14-3) were outstanding from the free-throw line, nailing 18-of-21 attempts. The Tigers (9-3, 15-4) made only 9 of 19.

Cassie Jacobs scored 20 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to pace Minnewaska. Sarah Faehnrich added 14 points and Emily Roering had 13 points and five steals.

Mary Rentz tallied 15 points for the Tigers. Heather Gagner added 13 points and Nicole Gillespie followed with 10.

Minnewaska 66, Morris/CA 57

Minnewaska (12-1, 14-3) 30 36 -- 66

Morris/CA (9-3, 15-4) 22 35 -- 57

MINNEWASKA - 23-57 FG (2-15 3-pt); 18-21 FT; 30 rebounds; 20 fouls ... Scoring: Sarah Roering 6, Allie Ostrander 9, Emily Roering 13, Sarah Faehnrich 14, Alicia Pfeninger 4, Cassie Jacobs 20 ... 3-point shots: Ostrander 1, Faehnrich 1 ... Rebound leaders: Jacobs 11 ... Assist leaders: E. Roering 4 ... Steal leaders: E. Roering 5

MORRIS/CHOKIO-ALBERTA - 22-43 FG (4-8 3-pt); 9-19 FT; 31 rebounds; 14 fouls ... Scoring: Stef Stroebel 8, Kelsey Amundson 2, Mary Rentz 15, Megan Dierks 2, Nicole Gillespie 10, Jenna Nelson 7, Heather Gagner 13 ... 3-point shots: Gagner 2, Nelson 1, Rentz 1 ... Rebound leaders: Alissa Melberg 6, Nelson 5, Gillespie 5... Assist leaders: Stroebel 3 ... Steal leaders: Stroebel 2

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