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SHS hoop teams sweep Denfeld

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SHS hoop teams sweep Denfeld
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The Superior High School basketball teams completed a sweep of the Duluth Denfeld Hunters Tuesday night in Duluth.

The Spartans girls opened the night with a 67-29 victory, followed by a 64-62 win by the SHS boys in game two.


Jessica Lindstrom led the SHS girl with 23 points. Alyssa Correll added 19 points and Hailey Kontny had 13.

Ashley Taipale led Denfeld with 14 points.

"I was proud of our team defense in the second half holding Denfeld to 10 points," SHS coach Phil Roe said. "All 11 of my varsity players contributed heavily to the effort."

The SHS girls are at Proctor at 7:15 p.m. Thursday and at Chisago Lakes at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday.

The Spartan boys host Minneapolis Southwest at 3 p.m. Saturday and Chippewa Falls at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Superior 38-29--67

Denfeld 19-10--29

Superior -- Jessica Lindstrom 23, Alyssa Correll 19, Hailey Kontny 13, McKenzie Kmecik 4, Tailor Schuster 4, Elizabeth Kolanczyk 2, Malley O'Brien: 2. Totals 27 12-14 67.

3-point goals -- Correll.

Denfeld -- Ashley Taipale 14, Lexi Hill 6, Tyler Ballavance 4, Gabby Nordman 2, Jordyn Nelson 1, Keara Ballavance 1, Ciarra Taipale 1. Totals 10 6-12 29.

3-point goals -- Taipale, Ashley 3.

NOTE: More information on the boys game will be added.