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Turnovers plague JM again

Lindsey Krueger scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, but it wasn't enough as Owatonna dropped Rochester John Marshall 53-36 Tuesday night in Big Nine Conference girls basketball.

JM, which slipped to 2-14 in the league and 2-18 overall, was hurt again by turnovers.

"Until we eliminate unforced errors, the outcomes of games is not going to change," JM coach Terry Heiderscheit said.

Owatonna (8-8, 11-10) led 30-21 at intermission as it cruised to the win. The Huskies landed three players in double-figures, led by Jessica Plemel with 13 points.

Besides Krueger's 11 points, Krista Severson was also in double-figures for JM with 12 points. She made a trio of three-point field goals. Annie Block came off the bench to score eight points for the Rockets.

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OWATONNA (53)

Lindsay Draayer 12, Laura Gehring 12, Molly Hunt 0, April Johnson 4, Katie Peterson 6, Jessica Plemel 13, Cheri Supalla 5, Jenna Wendorff 1.

ROCHESTER john marshall (36)

Annie Block 8, Kristan Ebben 0, Kristina Gossman 1, Lindsey Krueger 11, Jessie Nelson 0, Krista Severson 12, Ali Smarzyk 4.

Quarter scores

Owatonna 13 30 39 53

; John Marshall 10 21 32 36

; Three-point goals -- JM 3 (Severson 3).

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Free throws -- Owatonna 5-11, JM 9-14.

Fouled out -- None.

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