Girls Basketball | Mankato East 79, Austin 48

Austin High had just one player reach double figures on Tuesday in a 79-48 Big Nine Conference girls basketball loss at Mankato East.

Steph Justice scored 16 points for the Packers (7-10 overall, 4-7 Big Nine), but East's depth took over in the second half.

The No. 7-ranked Cougars (15-3, 10-1) outscored the Packers 42-21 in the second half.

Jenna Svoboda and Mer Gach added eight points each for Austin.

The Packers play at Big Nine rival Albert Lea on Thursday.

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