Girls basketball | Owatonna sends JM to third straight loss

OWATONNA — Owatonna displayed a varied arsenal is a 74-62 win over John Marshall in a Big Nine Conference girls basketball game Tuesday night.

It was the conference opener for both teams, and JM lost its third straight to start the season under new head coach Phil Schroeder.

"Owatonna is a tough team," Schroeder said. "They have many players who can score and move the ball around well."

Jamie Ruden had a big game with 25 points and five assists, and Nicole Fautsch had a double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds.

JM has allowed an average of 65 points per game in its 0-3 start. The Rockets play their first home game Friday against Northfield.


"The girls gave great effort again and have improved with each road game," Schroeder noted.

Owatonna 74, John Marshall 62


Kami Haider 2, Katie Boldt 6, Haley Holtorf 6, Jenna Milligan 6, Jamie Ruden 25, Angel Agoth 2, Nicole Fautsch 11, Ashan Barnaba 4.

Other stats:Fautsch 13 rebounds; Ruden 5 assists; Haider 4 assists.


Amy Filzen 5, Angie Farrier 4, Anna Edel 13, Carli Langeland 7, Katllin Ptacek 18, Kirstin Pumper 2, Kyndal Cox 7, Lexi Langeland 7, Madison Eggermont 2, Rachel Williamson 11.

Halftime:OWA 35, JM 31.


Free throws:JM 13-21, OWA 19-32.

Three-point goals:JM 4 (Ruden 1, Boldt 2, Milligan 1), OWA 6 (Filzen 1, Edel 2, Langerland 1, Williamson 1, Ptacek 1).

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