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Otters roll past Willmar girls hoops

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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

WILLMAR -- The Willmar girls basketball team battled undefeated Fergus Falls even in the second half but couldn't make up a 16-point halftime deficit and fell to the Otters 56-40 in a Central Lakes Conference game on Tuesday.

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The Cardinals, now 3-4 in the CLC and 5-7 overall, play St. Cloud Tech on Thursday in Willmar. Fergus Falls improved to 6-0 in the conference and 13-0 overall.

Willmar's Laura Swartz hit four 3-point shots and led the Cardinals with 12 points, and Addy Nelsen and Megan Skalla both had 7 points.

Fergus Falls 56,

Willmar 40

Fergus Falls (13-0) 30 26 -- 56

Willmar (5-7) 14 26 -- 40

FERGUS FALLS - 24-55 FG (5-14 3-pt); 3-8 FT; 33 rebounds; 11 fouls ... Scoring: Carly Ouren 2, Sydney Schultz 12, Brianna Rasmussen 12, Haylie Zenner 2, Hanna Swenson 7, Anna Monke 13, Mariah Monke 8 ... 3-point shots: Schultz 1, Rasmussen 2, A.Monke 2 ... Rebound leaders: M.Monke 7, Swenson 7 ... Assist leaders: None ... Steal leaders: Rasmussen 3

WILLMAR - 14-47 FG (7-15 3-pt); 5-11 FT; 18 rebounds; 12 fouls ... Scoring: Lindsey Atchison 3, Casey Marcus 3, Jordan Martins 1, Addy Nelsen 7, Heather Horning 2, Anne Dunham 3, Kalley Fosso 2, Megan Skalla 7, Laura Swartz 12 ... 3-point shots: Nelsen 1, Dunham 1, Skalla 1, Schultz 4 ... Rebound leaders: Atchison 4 ... Assist leaders: Nelsen 4, Marcus 3 ... Steal leaders: Atchison 2, Skalla 2, Swartz 2

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