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YME stymies Benson

GRANITE FALLS -- Angie Scheffler scored a game-high 25 points and had 11 rebounds to help Yellow Medicine East move back into a virtual tie for the West Central South Conference lead with a 56-51 win over Benson Tuesday night.

Angie Scheffler
Angie Scheffler, left, of Yellow Medicine East scores on a first-half layup as Benson's Samantha Goff, right, defends during a West Central South Conference girls basketball game Tuesday at Granite Falls. Emily Auch, back, of Benson looks on. Tribune photo by T.J. Bartelt

GRANITE FALLS -- Angie Scheffler scored a game-high 25 points and had 11 rebounds to help Yellow Medicine East move back into a virtual tie for the West Central South Conference lead with a 56-51 win over Benson Tuesday night.

Benson (9-2, 14-4) led 26-18 at halftime before the Sting (10-2, 12-5) staged a rally.

Courtney Hinz added 13 points for YME. Emily Baker pulled down 18 of the team's 42 rebounds while also scoring seven points.

Emma Peterson led Benson with 18 points, three assists and five steals. Emily Auch had 13 points and nine rebounds and Beth Larson 11 points.

YME also topped Benson 57-42 in the first meeting Dec. 21 in Benson.

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YME 56, Benson 51

Benson (9-2, 14-4) 26 25 -- 51

YME (10-2, 12-5) 18 38 -- 56

BENSON - 20 FG (6 3-pt); 5-12 FT; 29 rebounds; 21 fouls ... Scoring: Emma Peterson 18, Kelsey Sonnabend 6, Emily Auch 14, Samantha Goff 2, Beth Larson 11 ... 3-point shots: Peterson 3, Larson 3 ... Rebound leader: Auch 9 ... Assist leaders: Peterson 3, Auch 3, Larson 3 ... Steal leader: Peterson 5

YELLOW MEDICINE EAST - 21 FG (1 3-pt); 13-29 FT; 42 rebounds; 14 fouls ... Scoring: Gretchen Rigge 2, Steph Larson 5, Kylie Jans 4, Courtney Hinz 13, Emily Baker 7, Angie Scheffler 25 ... 3-point shots: Hinz 1 ... Rebound leaders: Baker 18, Scheffler 11 ... Assist leader: Larson 5 ... Steal leaders: Scheffler 2, Hinz 2

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