Bucs beat Mustangs by a close 47-43
The Blue Earth Area lady Buccaneers played a very close game last Tuesday.
They hosted the Granada-Huntley-East Chain Mustangs and were in for a closely matched night.
The Bucs finished the night with a win, powering ahead in the end, 47-43.
BEA started out the game with plenty of momentum and pulled ahead of GHEC before the first half buzzer sounded.
The maroon and gold ended that portion of the game with 29 points, leaving the opposing team trailing with just 19 points.
Going into the second half of the game, the tables seemed to turn a bit and GHEC found the momentum.
The Mustangs scored 24 points in the second, sneaking in on the Bucs’ score. However, BEA?scored 18 in the second half, just enough to claim the victory.
This win along with the Bucs’ win against Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial last Saturday bumps their season record to 3-1.
Sam Barslou was finding her way around the court with ease that night. She scored 9 points, had five rebounds, two steals and two assists.
Taylor Grandgenett led the team by scoring an impressive 14 points against the Mustangs. She also had four steals and five assists.
Paige Darrington was the top of the pack when it came to rebounds by grabbing 13. She also scored 12 points and had three steals.
The leaders for the Mustangs included Kenlie Pytleski with 13 points and Hannah Johanson with 12.
The maroon and gold girls went 16 for 61 from the field and 16 for 27 from the line.
GHEC was 13 for 45 from the field and were 5 for 13 from the line.
The Bucs played again on Friday, Dec. 19, after the Faribault County Register deadline; results will be featured in the next issue.
BEA 76, LCWM 14
The Blue Earth Area Buccaneers dominated Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial last Saturday, beating them by more than 60 points.
BEA girls basketball team hosted the Knights for a Saturday evening matchup which ended with a maroon and gold victory, 76-14.
The Bucs took an early lead on their opponents and ended the first half of the game 47-11.
The second half didn’t provide as much scoring for either team, but the Bucs racked up 29 more points while LCWM only managed three more.
Taylor Grandgenett was a leader for her team scoring a total of 16 points. She had four steals and four assists.
Karli Olsen was also a high scorer for the maroon and gold in their matchup against the Knights. She racked up an impressive 12 points.
Signe Olson was the leader when it came to rebounds. She grabbed 10 of those and also scored 7 points.
The leader for LCWM was Kendra Kaupa who scored 6 points.