Prep report: Tigers pull away from Ashland for first girls basketball win

The Solon Springs girls downed Frederic 48-20 in their second win of the season.

Northwestern's Tieryn Plasch had 28 points to lead the Tigers to a win over Ashland.
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Tieryn Plasch had 28 points to lead Northwestern to its first victory of the season — 70-57 over Ashland in a Heart O’ North matchup Tuesday, Nov. 30, in Ashland.

The game was tied at 46 with 6:32 to go, but the Tigers went on a 24-11 run to close the game and take the victory.

Northwestern hit 12 3-pointers in the game, including three from Plasch. By contrast, Ashland hit just one shot from long range.

Alison Raboin had 14 points for the Tigers and Shayna Wick also reached double figures with 11.

Grace Moravchik led the Oredockers with 14 points and Brynn Erickson had 13.


Northwestern will host Ladysmith at 7:15 p.m. Thursday.

Solon Springs 48, Frederic 20

Solon Springs racked up more than 20 steals in a home win over Frederic.

Bailey Monson scored 16 for the Eagles and Kyra Latvala had 14.

Solon Springs (2-2) will play at Luck Thursday and will open Indianhead Conference play at Mellen Friday. Both games will start at 7:15 p.m.

Boys basketball: Solon Springs 90, Frederic 52

Dylan Taggart and Isaiah Kastern each scored 18 points to lead Solon Springs to a home win over Fredric.

Outside shooting helped lift the Eagles to a 43-30 lead at halftime and strong transition defense allowed Solon Springs to extend the lead in the second half.

Ben Dickenson scored 12 points for the Eagles, with Carson Kaunonen and Gage Blaylock each scoring 11.

Solon will next host Mercer Tuesday, Dec. 7, at 7:15 p.m.

Jamey Malcomb has a been high school sports reporter for the Duluth News Tribune since October 2021. He spent the previous six years covering news and sports for the Lake County News-Chronicle in Two Harbors and the Cloquet Pine Journal. He graduated from the George Washington University in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in history and literature and also holds a master's degree in secondary English education from George Mason University.
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