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EAGLE ROUNDUP: Solon boys snap seven-game skid

The Solon Springs High School boys basketball team snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 43-40 win over the Drummond Lumberjacks Friday, Feb. 8, in the SSHS gym.

Christian Sellwood led the Eagles with 10 points and nine rebounds. James Gehl added seven points, while Luke Dahlberg and Aaron Pfister each notched six.

Drummond was led by Luke Miller and Shawn Traaholt each with 13 points apiece.

The Eagles (6-9 overall, 5-8 Indianhead Conference) are back in action Saturday, Feb. 9, at Birchwood at 3:30 p.m. The girls game is at 2 p.m.

Solon Springs, which played at South Shore Monday, Feb. 11, is at Hurley at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12.

EAGLE EXTRAS: Solon Springs also lost to Butternut 66-56 on Feb. 5, and Birchwood on Feb. 9.

Drummond 17 23 40

Solon Springs 14 29 43

Drummond — Austin Swanson 3, Nola Arthur 4, Luke Miller 13, Johns Wright 1, Shawn Traaholt 13, Nico Davis 2, Tyler Ackley 4. Totals: 16 7-15 40.

3-point goal — Miller.

Solon Springs — Aaron Pfister 6, Alex Hunter 4, Luke Dahlberg 6, Owen Dickenson 5, James Gehl 7, Christian Sellwood 10, Calin Lisson 5. Totals: 18 6-14 43.

3-point goal — Gehl.

Girls hoops

Solon Springs (6-11 overall, 4-8 IC) defeated Butternut 66-61 on Tuesday, Feb. 5.

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.

The Eagles, which played at Ironwood on Monday, Feb. 11, hosts Bayfield at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15.

EAGLE EXTRA: Solon Springs lost at Birchwood 62-48 on 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.