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Solon Springs splits at Butternut

The Solon Springs girls and boys basketball teams enjoyed mixed success at Butternut on Tuesday, Feb. 5.

The Eagle girls opened the evening with a 66-61 victory, while Butternut won the boys game 66-56.

Girls hoops

The Eagles improved to 6-11 overall and 4-8 in the Indianhead Conference with their victory.

Morgan Anderson led the winners with a game-high 24 points, which included three 3-pointers. Kylli Rajala was next with 19 points and Dominique Orozco added 10.

Emma Herbst led Butternut (3-14, 1-13) with 18 points. Gwen McCorison added 15 points, and Taylar Bortz had 11.

Solon Springs is at Hurley at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, hosts Drummond at 5:45 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8; and plays at Birchwood at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9.

Solon Springs 30 36 — 66

Butternut 29 32 — 61

Solon Springs — Morgan Anderson 24, Lily Nordskog 2, Jori Gehl 4, Dominique Orozco 10, Kylli Rajala 18, Muree Ahlberg 4, Allison Androsky 4. Totals 24-13-66.

3-point goals: Rajala 2, Anderson.

Butternut — Taylar Bortz 11, Taylor Weinberger 7, Emma Herbst 18, Olivia Lawver 2, Gwen McCorison 15, Bella Bourgard 6, Riannon Kolar 2. Totals 22-12-61.

3-point goals: Weinberger 2, Bourgard 2, T. Bortz.

Boys hoops

The Eagles fell to 5-9 overall and 4-8 in league play with their loss to Butternut.

Solon Springs hosts Drummond at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8; and plays at Birchwood at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9; and at South Shore at 7:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11.

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