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Spartan girls win big at Ashland; SHS boys come up short

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Spartan girls win big at Ashland; SHS boys come up short
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The Superior High School girls basketball team scored the first 28 points of the game and cruised to a 97-38 victory over the Ashland Oredockers Tuesday night in the ASH gym.

Hailey Kontny led four Spartans (13-2 overall, 5-0 LSC) in double figures with 20 points, while Jessica Lindstrom had 17 points and 18 rebounds. Alyssa Correll added 16 points, and Mackenzie Kmecik had 12 points.

After going 21-of-33 shooting in the first half, the Spartans finished 38-of-62 for 61 percent, including 10-of-20 on 3-point attempts.

While the Spartans were on fire, the Oredockers (1-3, 5-8) misfired on their first 16 shots.

A Kontny 3-pointer capped off the 28-0 start with 10:17 to play in the first half. The Oredockers got on the board with a Lucia Agostine free throw with 9:48 left in the half that started a 7-0 Ashland run. Superior took a 54-14 halftime lead.

Nicole Huber led Ashland with 15 points and seven rebounds.

The Oredockers were 15 of 57 shooting for 26 percent. The Spartans held a 46-30 advantage on the glass.

The Spartans play at Esko at 7:15 p.m. Monday and host Ashland at 7:15 p.m. Thursday.

SPARTAN SPIN: Superior won the JV game 48-17.

SUPERIOR (97)

Kmecik 6-11 0-0 12, Lindstrom 6-10 4-5 17, Correll 6-11 1-2 16, Kontny 7-11 4-8 20, Schuster 4-4 0-0 9, Fregin 3-5 0-0 9, O’Brien 2-3 0-0 4, Kolanczyk 0-0 0-0 0, Nelson 0-3 0-0 0, Phillips 2-2 0-0 4, Fender 1-1 0-0 2, E.Leadstrom 0-0 2-2 2, M.Leadstrom 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 38-62 11-17 97.

ASHLAND (38)

Habas 3-8 2-2 8, Voldberg 0-2 0-0 0, A.Huber 2-14 0-0 5, Agostine 3-9 4-8 10, N.Huber 7-18 0-0 15, Kovala 0-3 0-0 0, Klobucher 0-2 0-0 0, Westlund 0-1 0-0 0, Tollas 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 15-57 6-10 38.

Boys game

School started in dramatic fashion as the Oredockers (10-3) took on the Superior Spartans (3-10) and posted a 77-71 win.

Junior John Sechen led Ashland with 29 points and Brendan Carter added 21.

Carter’s string of four 3-poiners gave Ashland a nine-point lead with three minutes left, which would be the largest lead of the half. The Spartans managed to narrow that to six with a 38-32 score at the halftime buzzer.

The final margin remained at six points with each team scoring 39 points in the second half.

Matthew O’Shaughnessy led Superior with 16 points, including four 3-pointers.

 Superior hosts Amery at 7:15 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 7

ASHLAND

Weeks 5, Carter 21, Z. Whiting 13, Coffland 3, Sechen 29, T. Whiting 6. Totals 25-17-77.

3-pointers: A: Carter 4, Sechen 4, Z. Whiting 2.

SUPERIOR

Libal 13, Anderson 11, Lozon 9, Lundberg 1, Sanders 3, O’Shaughnessy 16, Stream 4, Kimmes 3, Gray 11. Totals 24-14-71.

3-pointers: S: O’Shaughnessy 4, Libal, Anderson, Lozon, Kimmes, Gray. 

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