SHS girls win LSC basketball titleThree Spartans named to All-LSC team
The Superior High School girls basketball team clinched the Lake Superior Conference championship with a 65-51 win over the Ashland Oredockers Friday night at Ashland.
“I am extremely proud of how well my girls played,” SHS coach Phil Roe said. “I got great focus and energy from all 11 team members on the court and on the bench.
“We are all very proud and excited to be LSC champs. Ashland came with everything they had and played us very tough, but my girls continued to give 100 percent up until the final buzzer.”
The Spartans, who wrap up their regular season with records of 15-6 overall and 8-0 in the LSC, got 19 and 15 points, respectively from Jessica Lindstrom and Hailey Kontny. Ally Gotelaere added nine points and Kallyn Lagro chipped in with eight.
Kaela Huber had 15 points and Briana Tody 13 for Ashland (14-7, 5-2).
“It was a great game with a big crowd against a good program which will only help us getting ready for tournament play,” Roe said. “Two major factors in the win — our defensive pressure, which forced Ashland into committing 15 turnovers; and my bench, which stepped up and scored 21 points.
“This was a total team win.”
The Spartans host Wausau West in a WIAA regional final at 7 p.m. Friday in the SHS gym.
Superior 30 35 — 65
Ashland 28 23 — 51
Superior — Jessica Lindstrom 19, Ally Gotelaere 9, Kallyn Lagro 8, Abby Clemons 4, Raya Kosey 4, Alison Wainionpaa 4, Danielle Magdzas 2, Hailey Kontny 15. Totals 23 18-34 65.
3-point goals — Gotelaere.
Ashland — Kaela Huber 15, Briana Tody 13, Brittani Brennan 10, Emily Stephenson 6, Sophie Habas 3, Olivia Bretting 2, Nicole Huber 2. Totals 19 4-7 51.
3-point goals — Tody 3, K. Huber 3, Habas, Stephenson, Brennan.
Superior High School’s Jessica Lindstrom, Hailey Kontny and Raya Kosey were named to the Lake Superior Conference All-Conference Girls Basketball team for the 2011-12 season.
Lindstrom and Kontny, both sophomores, were first-team selections, while Kosey, a senior, was a second-team pick.
LSC All-Conference Team
Jessica Lindstrom, So., Superior; Hailey Kontny, So., Superior; Carmen Bergstedt, Sr., Hermantown; Rachael Hoium, Sr., Hermantown; Britt Brennan, Sr., Ashland.
Raya Kosey, Sr., Superior; Nicole Kucza, Sr., Hermantown; Emily Stephensen, Sr., Ashland; Avery Bieri, Jr., Cloquet; Leah Hamm, Sr., Duluth Denfeld.
Olivia Bretting, Ashland; Kyra Harty, Proctor; Micayla Westendorf, Proctor.