Dragon girls snap six-game losing skid
The Adrian girls’ basketball team put an end to run of six consecutive losses by defeating Fulda 81-73 in a high-scoring game in Adrian.
The Dragons opened a 48-41 lead in the first half and sported a 33-32 scoring edge in the final 18 minutes of play to win by eight points.
Paige Bullerman (17 points and eight rebounds), Kaitlyn Christians (16 points), Hannah Bullerman (13 points, nine assists, five rebounds and three steals), Mikayla Jeffers (13 points), Moriah Bullerman (12 points and three assists), Miah Kunkel (10 rebounds) and Lexi Slater (seven rebounds) made key contributions to the winning effort.
Patriot girls roll to big win in Ellsworth
The Hills-Beaver Creek girls’ basketball team secured a 70-36 victory in Ellsworth in what was the first game of 2017 for both teams.
H-BC rolled to a 34-14 halftime lead and outscored the Panthers 36-22 in the second half to complete a 34-point victory.
Sidney Fick (22 points, five rebounds and three steals), Avery Van Roekel (14 points and three steals), Grace Bundesen (10 points, six rebounds and three assists), Jasmine Lingen (10 points) and Paige Tilstra (three steals) led the Patriots to victory.
Devin Dreesen (12 points and nine rebounds) and Ashlyn Meester (four assists) played productive games for Ellsworth.