Prep girls basketball: Tigers cruise past Cumberland

Northwestern improves to 4-1 with 27-point victory.
Northwestern’s Kendall Sletten (34) moves the ball up the court after grabbing a rebound in the second half of the Tigers victory over Cumberland in Maple Friday night, Dec. 18. (Jed Carlson /

Tieryn Plasch scored 25 points and Brynn Erickson added 17 to lead Northwestern to a 70-43 victory over Cumberland in a Heart O'North Conference girls basketball game Friday, Dec. 18, in Maple.
Northwestern’s Tieryn Plasch (1) jumps as she kicks the ball back out to the perimeter past Cumberland’s Orion Thompson (11) in the first half of the Tigers victory in Maple Friday, Dec. 18. (Jed Carlson /

Plasch hit five 3-pointers for the Tigers, who led 55-26 at halftime to improve to 4-1 on the season.

Allison Luoma contributed 11 points for Northwestern.


Cumberland 26-17—43

Northwestern 55-15—70

Cumberland — Reyna Bertelsen 2, Mecina Garibaldi 6, Mackenzie Arnes 5, Orion Thompson 7, Maisen Gores 12, Sydney Jain 2, Anna Ramallo 9.

Northwestern — Tieryn Plasch 25, Claire Brinker 2, Madison Bobula 1, Gabby Risley 1, Brynn Erickson 17, Abby Wennersten 3, Miranda Wakefield 1, Allison Luoma 11, Kendall Sletten 9. Totals 28 5-12 70.

3-point goals — Plasch 5, Erickson 2, Luoma, Wennersten.

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