ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Lady Jays advance to championship game

Minnesota West Bluejays.png

COON RAPIDS -- Shooting accurately from the field and from the free throw line, and getting good balance, the Minnesota West Community and Technical College women’s basketball team outplayed Mesabi Range Saturday night in its first Region 13 contest and advanced to Sunday’s (Feb. 27) championship game.

Playing on the campus of Anoka-Ramsey Community College, the Lady Jays earned a 90-67 victory over Mesabi by hitting 48.6 percent of their field goals and 18 of 22 from the free throw line. They were 4-for-14 from 3-point range.

basketball

Mackensie Post scored 11 points with four steals and four assists. Tia Murray had 16 points and 10 rebounds. Madisyn Huisman scored 14 points, Dannyn Peterson 13, Hunter Garcia 10, Madie Werdel 8 and Emily Breske 7 for the winners.

ADVERTISEMENT

Bonnie Taylor led Mesabi Range with 23 points.

Minnesota West (16-12) will take on Anoka-Ramsey, a 73-70 victor over Northland on Saturday, in Sunday’s championship game at Coon Rapids. Game time is 5 p.m.

Mesabi Range 11 30 50 67

Lady Jays 25 51 72 90

What To Read Next
ST. CLOUD -- The Minnesota West women’s basketball team eased to victory over host St. Cloud Tech on Saturday, 93-40. But it was St. Cloud Tech getting the better of the West men’s team, 84-64.
WORTHINGTON -- Morris-Benson started well in both games, sweeping the Worthington Trojans girls and boys hockey teams on Saturday.
The Worthington Trojans earned their highest ever place at a Minnesota Class A True Team meet with a score of 174.525. Big Lake won the meet with a score of 176.2.
After an 81-61 loss at Northwestern on Saturday, Minnesota is 1-9 in Big Ten play with 10 games remaining