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Prep report: Smith helps Lumberjacks tame Tigers in Heart O' North showdown

Plasch scores 17 but it's not enough as Northwestern falls at home.
Northwestern’s Tieryn Plasch (1) drives past Ladysmith’s Allison Clark (2) in the first half of the game in Maple on Thursday evening, Dec. 2, 2021. Jed Carlson / Superior Telegram

Raemalee Smith scored 22 points to lift Ladysmith to a high school girls basketball victory over Northwestern in their Heart O’ North Conference early-season showdown Thursday, Dec. 2, in Maple.

Allison Clark and Holly Rands added 12 points apiece for the Lumberjacks (5-1 overall, 2-0 HON).

Tieryn Plasch scored 17 points and Gabby Risley added 10 for the Tigers (1-1, 1-1), who continue HON action at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at Cumberland.

Northwestern 24-25—49
Ladysmith 34-29—63
Northwestern — Tieryn Plasch 17, Gabby Risley 10, Alison Raboin 6, Shayna Wick 6, Annalee Sutherland 8, Abby Wennersten 2. Totals 15 12-19 49.
3-point goals — Plasch 2, Risley, Raboin, Wick 2, Sutherland.
Ladysmith — Allison Clark 12, Emerson Clark 7, Raemalee Smith 22, Holly Rands 12, Kamia Silva 5, Tori Thorpe 5.


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