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Mabel-Canton keeps Lyle/Pacelli girls winless

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Mabel-Canton got out to a 24-point lead at halftime against the Lyle/Austin Pacelli girls and things just got worse from there on Friday night.

Tori Lind scored a game-high 25 points to lead the M-C Cougars to an 83-36 win in Southeast Conference basketball at the Pacelli Gym in Austin. The loss kept the Lyle/Pacelli Athletics winless on the season.

"We played well for the first five minutes of the game, and then they annihilated us," L/P coach Anne Christopherson said. "We couldn’t stop Lind and she just poured in the points. They had too many weapons and it was a big deficit by halftime."

Melanie Aanonson led the way for the L/P girls with nine points and six rebounds. Sarah Blake and Brittany Bartholomew each hit a 3-pointer for the Athletics in the loss.

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L/P (0-19, 0-13) plays host to the Randolph Rockets on Tuesday night in the final home game of the season.

MABEL-CANTON 83, LYLE/PACELLI 36

MABEL-CANTON (83)

Tori Lind 25, Riley Hanson 5, Celeste Bergey 8, MacKenzie Geving 9, Melissa Hirsch 8, Erika Whalen 9, Katie Horihan 2, Jenessa Richardson 5, Kayla Nelson 7, Sam Selness 2, Lacey Spalla 3.

LYLE/PACELLI (36)

Nicki Svoboda 3, Katie Martin 5, Laura Enstad 2, Sarah Blake 3, Carmen Smith 2, Brittany Bartholomew 4, Melanie Aanonson 9, Brie Cook 4, Brianna Bartholomew 4.

Halftime score — M-C 40, Lyle/Pacelli 16.

Three-pointers — M-C 5 (Lind 3, Geving 1, Whalen 1). L/P 2 (Blake 1, Brittany Bartholomew 1).

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Free throws — M-C 18-23, L/P 12-26.

Rebounds — M-C 39; L/P 27 (Aanonson 6).

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