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Top-seeded Goodhue rolls to finals

GIRLS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

The top-seeded Goodhue Wildcats roared into the sub-section finals with a convincing win over Medford in a Section One, Class A girls basketball game Monday night at Mayo Arena.

Goodhue (20-6) poured in 41 points by halftime and rolled to a 72-49 win in the semifinal round of the Section 1A West sub-section tournament. The Wildcats are the defending sub-section champs.

Brittney Lodermeier starred for Goodhue with 25 points and nine rebounds. Alison Albers added nine rebounds and six points, and Erin Gadient scored 15.

Medford (13-15), the No. 5 seed, was led by Casey Anhorn with 21 points and Stephanie Loverink with 13.

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Goodhue 72, Medford 49

No. 5 Medford: Marissa Mielke 4, Casey Anhorn 21, Monica Taddei 11, Kristin Spinler 2, Stephanie Loverink 13. Team stats: 17-33 FT, 1 3-pointers.

No. 1 Goodhue: Erin Gadient 15, Alison Albers 6, 9 rebs, Brittney Lodermeier 25, 9 rebs., Abby McNamara 4, Olivia Warren 7, Valerie Peterson 2, Anna Ramboldt 6, Courtney McNamara 7. Team stats: 6-16 FT, 4 3-pointers.

Halftime: Goodhue 41, Medford 25.

1A WEST QUARTERFINAL

FBA 79, Southland 66

Jenne Sheridan scored 23 points and Nicole Pothen 22 as Bethlehem Academy outscored Southland.

The third-seeded Cardinals took control with a 10-0 run in the first half.

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Chelsey Smith paced Southland, the sixth seed, with 21 points.

No. 6 Southland: Chelsey Smith 21, Donna Neuvirth 8, Ashley Holdgrafer 10, Hilary Johnson 5, Kacey Kilgore 0, Maggie May 7, Lynda Rossow 6, Danielle Irvin 9, Ashlee Waller 0, Brooke Hanson 0. Team stats: 15-27 FT, 5-10 3-pointers.

No. 3 Bethlehem Academy: Hope McBain 12, Holly Hafemeyer 2, Jenna Sheridan 23, Stephanie Meschke 0, Liz Schlobohm 2, Katie Richie 0, Brittany DeGrood 17, Kim Stadler 0, Nicole Pothen 22, Regan Kriechbaum 0, Mollie Zweber 1. Team stats: 22-37 FT, 5-15 3-pointers.

Halftime: FBA 41, Southland 29.

1A EAST SEMIFINAL

Rushford-Peterson 61, Fillmore Central 28

Top-seeded Rushford-Peterson made eight 3-pointers and blasted No. 4 Fillmore Central to gain a spot in the sub-section final on Saturday night.

Bailey Vitse scored a career-high 23 points and made three 3-pointers. She outscored Fillmore in the first half by herself 16-13.

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R-P put the game away early in the second half with a 17-4 run.

Fillmore Central, which finished 9-19, had no players in double figures.

Rushford-Peterson 61, Fillmore 28

No. 4 Fillmore Central: Chelsea Nagle 2, Allison Scheevel 8, Morgan Mensink 4, Kallen Bahl 8, Brenda Stackhouse 2, Connor Nagle 1, Katie Melver 3. Team stats: 6-20 FT,

No. 1 Rushford-Peterson: Bailey Vitse 23, Ana Becker 10, Savannah Sawle 7, Courtney Johnson 4, Alyssa Miller 2, Jade Pelzl 5, Melissa Smith 1, Danielle Ruberg 9. Team stats: 5-9 FT, 25-52 FG, 8 3-pointers.

Halftime: R-P 31, Fillmore 13.

Notes: Sawle had nine rebounds, and Vitse had five 3-pointers for R-P.

1A EAST QUARTERFINAL

Grand Meadow 51, L-O 32

Third-seeded Grand Meadow dominated the second half to break away from a close game at halftime Monday night at Stewartville.

The Superlarks led just 20-19 at halftime over the No. 6 seed LeRoy-Ostrander. But Grand Meadow outscored the Cardinals 31-13 in the second half.

Jessica Benson had a big game for G.M. with 16 points and 16 rebounds, along with two blocks. Rebecca Stier added nine points, seven rebounds and three blocks.

Junior center Lindsay Bly led L-O with 13 points. The Cardinals finished 11-12.

Grand Meadow 51, L-O 32

No. 6 LeRoy-Ostrander: Lindsay Bly 13, Kaylee Bunne 6, McKinzie Bunne 5, Rachel Rosedahl 5, Kallie Osmundson 2. Team stats: Not provided.

No. 3 Grand Meadow: Jessica Benson 16, Kady Faulhaber 2, Bailey Gomer 6, Caity Simpkins 4, Rebecca Stier 9, Andrea Swanson 7, Alex Swanson 5, Ashley Wilson 2. Team stats: 8-13 FT, 23 rebounds.

Halftime: Grand Meadow 20, L-O 19.

Lanesboro 69, Spring Grove 46

Bonnie Albright just missed a triple-double as second-seeded Lanesboro won its playoff opener.

Albright scored 13 points and added 12 rebounds and nine assists. Hannah Glor paced Lanesboro (19-3) with 16 points; Yvonne Freese had 12.

Kya Vickerman led Spring Grove with 13 points. Spring Grove closes the year 8-16.

Lanesboro 69, Spring Grove 46

No. 7 Spring Grove: Kate Lesner 5, Kya Vickerman 13, Eva Gleason 4, Kate Van Minsel 2, Jacey Anderson 3, Kris Morken 2, Brooke Johnson 3, Karla Wiste 6, Karla Tweeten 8. Team stats: 11-22 FT, 1 3-pointers.

No. 2 Lanesboro: Melissa Gudmundson 8, Bonnie Albright 13, Shoshana Womeldorf 4, Jaime Darling 4, Kate Sveen 8, Brittany Johnson 2, Yvonne Freese 12, Hannah Glor 16, Amy Nelson 2. Team stats: 9-13 FT, 2 3 -pointers.

Halftime: Lanesboro 47, Spring Grove 18.

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