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Girls basketball: Falcons top Peterson, Braves

GROVE CITY -- Benson's Emma Peterson scored 40 points, but the Braves fell to Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 73-58 on Friday, who were led by 22 points from Sydney Larson and 16 from Katie Moore. Larson posted a double-double with 11 rebounds, and Moo...

Emma Peterson
Tribune photo by Tom Larson Benson guard Emma Peterson, center, splits the defense of ACGC’s Katie Peterson (11) and Sydney Larson, back, to get off a shot in the lane during the first half of a West Central South Conference game Friday in Grove City. Peterson finished with 40 points but the Falcons’ downed Benson 73-58.

GROVE CITY - Benson’s Emma Peterson scored 40 points, but the Braves fell to Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 73-58 on Friday, who were led by 22 points from Sydney Larson and 16 from Katie Moore.
Larson posted a double-double with 11 rebounds, and Moore grabbed 6.
For the Braves, Peterson racked up 12 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 steals.
Benson wraps up its regular season hosting Osakis on Monday.
ACGC finishes its regular season at 8-7 in the conference and 11-13 overall.
The Falcons next play in the Section 2A quarterfinal on Feb. 26 at Sleepy Eye St. Mary’s.
Benson (5-12, 7-17)    30 28 - 58
ACGC (8-7, 11-13)    38 35 - 73
BENSON – 21-53 FG (8-28 3-pt); 8-11 FT; 24 rebounds; 16 fouls … Scoring: Emma Peterson 40, Taylor Laumeyer 6, Krista Motzko 2, Alexa Nissen 8, Jessica Goff 2 … 3-point shots: Peterson 4, Laumeyer 2, Nissen 2 … Rebound leaders: Peterson 12, Motzko 5 … Assist leaders: Peterson 5 … Steal leaders: Peterson 5, Motzko 2
ACGC – 30-63 FG (5-15 3-pt); 8-15 FT; 31 rebounds; 15 fouls … Scoring: Bailey Klinghagen 6, Shelby Schroeder 12, Erica Melbie 15, Sydney Larson 22, Katie Moore 16, Jacey Nelson 2 … 3-point shots: Schroeder 1, Melbie 2, Larson 2 … Rebound leaders: Larson 11, Moore 6, Nelson 5 … Assist leaders: Schroeder 4, Larson 4 … Steal leaders: Larson 3, Melbie 3

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