BEA girls set school scoring record
Blue Earth Area improved their overall record to 3-2 with a 61-41 non-conference win over the Martin County West Mavericks.
Caitlin Rorman and Hannah Johnson continued in their role as the dynamic duo for the Bucs. Fresh off of her 37-point performance in her previous game against Redwood Valley, Rorman generated a game high 34 points against the Mavericks. Rorman connected on four shots behind the arc in the game.
Johnson, who tallied 32 points against Redwood Valley, chipped in 20 points for the Bucs, including three 3-pointers.
The 20-point victory was aided by the Buccaneers making 16 of their 24 shots from the free throw line.
Blue Earth took a 37-13 lead into the locker room at halftime on their way to winning their second consecutive game.
The next game for Blue Earth Area was on Friday, Dec. 14, against Benilde-St. Margaret’s in the first round of the Maple River Hardwood Classic.
Results of that game will appear in next week’s edition of the Faribault County Register.
Redwood Valley 73
The Blue Earth Area girls basketball squad broke a team scoring record that had stood for 23 years when they defeated Redwood Valley on Saturday, Dec. 7.
Led by Caitlin Rorman and Hannah Johnson, who scored 37 and 32 points, respectively, the Bucs defeated the previously unbeaten Cardinals 94-73. The game was part of the Big South Conference Showcase contest held in St. James.
The former single-game record of 90 points dated back to 1995.
Rorman’s 37 points topped her previous single-game high of 36. The 32 points scored by Johnson are also the most she has scored in a game. Ta Armstrong added eight points for the Bucs.
Rorman also topped all players with 17 rebounds. Johnson pulled down nine boards for the maroon and gold while dishing out four assists. The Bucs out rebounded the Cardinals 43-32.