Spartan girls rout Rice Lake then get upset by Hayward
Four nights after scoring 74 points in a win at Rice Lake, the Superior High School girls basketball team was held to almost half of that total in a 40-38 loss Monday night at Hayward.
The loss gives the Spartans a 19-3 record while Hayward improves to 16-4.
Jessica Lindstrom led the Spartans with 14 points. Abby Clemons added 13 points, Hailey Kontny had nine and Alyssa Correll chipped in with two.
In Superior’s 74-51 win Thursday night at Rice Lake, Lindstrom led the way with 28 points. Kontny added 24 points, Correll had 14, and Clemons and Alison Wainionpaa chipped in with four points apiece.
Lindstrom and Correll made two 3-pointers each and Kontny made one.
“I was really proud of our offensive efficiency,” SHS coach Phil Roe said. “Our team really destroyed their zone and scored the most points of any team against Rice Lake this season.
“My girls were very aggressive on both ends of the court and that is how you beat a good team in their house. We continue to get better each week.”
The Spartans, the No. 1 seed in Division 1, host the winner of the Wausau East and Hudson on Friday, March 1.
Hayward, the No. 3 seed in Division 3, hosts the winner of the Somerset and St. Croix Falls, also on March 1.
Superior — Abby Clemons 13, Alison Wainionpaa 2, Jessica Lindstrom 14, Hailey Kontny 9. Totals 14 7-15 38.
3-point goals — Clemons 3.
Hayward — Lee 8, Nadelhoffer 2, Johnson 4, Swan 4, Stark 9, Danielson 13. Totals 15 9-11 40.
3-point goal — Lee.