Thursday, March 4, 2010

West Central Area Knights girls basketball wins 6AA playoff opener 68-43 over Minnewaska Area

Photo by Kris Beuckens.

The WCA Knights girls basketball team (19-6) plays Benson (20-6) at 7:45 at the University of Minnesota-Morris in the Sub-Section 6AA-East semi-finals.

Their win over the Lakers (9-16) tonight avenges the upset 58-35 loss the Knights suffered in last year's sub-section semi-finals to Minnewaska.

Senior Liza Torgerson broke the WCA school career points record during the game.

Torgerson scored 21 points in the game, finishing the night with 1,719 for her career. Megan Ronhovde's record was 1,714.

Section 6AA east and west half girls basketball playoff results:
Benson 68, Osakis 31
Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 43, Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta 40
New London-Spicer 48, Paynesville Area 20
Pierz 64, Albany 50
Staples-Motley 71, Breckenridge 33

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