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Prep Girls Basketball Roundup: Litchfield captures championship at Cathedral

Dragons beat Melrose 46-34 in the Crusader Christmas Classic

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Girls Basketball

ST. CLOUD — The Litchfield girls basketball team took home first place Thursday at the Crusader Christmas Classic, beating Melrose 46-34 at St. Cloud Cathedral.

The Dragons’ Maggie Boerema and Izzy Pennertz earned spots on the all-tournament team. Boerema had 16 points and 17 rebounds against Melrose. Pennertz had 17 points.

Brooke Meyer led the Dutchmen with 11 points.

In the third-place game, Cathedral beat Concordia Academy 67-46.

Litchfield plays Tuesday at home against Rockford.

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Cathedral tournament
Litchfield 46,
Melrose 34

Melrose (1-8) 12 22 — 34
Litchfield (6-5) 25 21 — 46
MELROSE - Scoring: Avery Van Beck 4, Brooke Finken 2, Kaydence Bertram 2, Ria Nelson 8, Madison Stusse 1, Paige Gruber 6, Brooke Meyer 11 … 3-point shots: Meyer 2 … Rebound leader: n/a … Assist leader: n/a … Steal leader: n/a ... Block leader: n/a
LITCHFIELD - Scoring: Ryanna Steinhaus 1, Kylie Michels 6, Greta Hansen 5, Izzy Pennertz 17, Maggie Boerema 16, Shelby Dengerud 1 … 3-point shots: Michels 2, Hansen 1 … Rebound leader: Boerema 17 … Assist leader: Steinhaus 6 … Steal leader: Morgan Falling 2 ... Block leader: None

Granite City Classic
BBE 81,
Cass Lake-Bena 57

Abby Berge, Allison Dingmann and Brooklyn Fischer all had big games to help Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa to the victory over Cass Lake-Bena at St. Cloud Tech.

BBE bounced back after a 72-18 loss to Mountain Iron-Buhl, which is ranked No. 1 in Class A.

Berge had 22 points, five rebounds and two steals. Dingmann had 21 points and Fischer had 21 points and five rebounds.

The Panthers were led by senior guard Taryn Frazer, who had 32 points, six rebounds and two steals.

BBE plays a Central Minnesota Conference game at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Maple Lake.

Cass Lake-Bena (7-1) 24 33 — 57
BBE (8-2) 49 32 — 81
CASS LAKE-BENA - Scoring: Taryn Frazer 32, Krisalyn Seeyle 3, Alexiah LaRose 3, not available 4, not available 11, Nakomis Mitchell 2, Mataya Mitchell 2 … 3-point shots: Frazer 2, not available 1 … Rebound leader: Frazer 6 … Assist leader: n/a … Steal leader: Frazer 2 ... Block leader: Seeyle 1
BELGADE-BROOTEN-ELROSA - Scoring: Brooklyn Fischer 21, Shelby Anderson 2, Anna Jaeger 4, Tiyana Schwinghammer 4, Allison Dingmann 21, Kailey Fischer 2, Ella Halvorson 2, Abby Berge 22, Bree Thieschafer 3 … 3-point shots: B. Fischer 2, Jaeger 1, Dingmann 1, Berge 2 … Rebound leaders: B. Fischer 5, Schwinghammer 5, Berge 5 … Assist leaders: Four with 1 … Steal leaders: Schwinghammer 2, Presley Detloff 2, Berge 2 ... Block leader: none

Non-Conference
Upsala 49,
Benson 26

Senior Kristine Biniek scored 10 points to lead Upsala to the victory over Benson at Upsala.

Benson’s Madi Wrobleski led all scorers with 11 points.

The Braves play Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley on Tuesday at Benson.

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Benson (1-7) 9 17 — 26
Upsala (3-6) 27 22 — 49
BENSON - Scoring: Kaida Helgenset 2, Presley Nygaard 4, Mya Kurkosky 2, Adysen Himley 3, Madi Wrobleski 11, Kaylin Grube 2, Marley Rush 2 … 3-point shots: Himley 1, Wrobleski 1 … Rebound leader: n/a … Assist leader: n/a … Steal leader: n/a ... Block leader: n/a

UPSALA - Scoring: Dakota Soltis 7, Kristine Biniek 10, Taylor Soltis 3, Molly Leners 4, Brenna Graves 1, Kylie Roerick 9, Abigail Klien 7, Samantha Pilarski 8 … 3-point shots: D. Soltis 1, Biniek 2, Pilarski 1 … Rebound leader: n/a … Assist leader: n/a … Steal leader: n/a ... Block leader: n/a

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