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Tiger girls lose battle of unbeatens

NOTE: This story will be updated. The Bloomer Blackhawks won a battle of undefeated teams with the Northwestern High School girls basketball team 56-48 Friday, Dec. 14, in Maple. Bloomer, 7-0 overall and 4-0 in the Heart O' North Conference, was ...

Kasha Hughlett
Northwestern High School's Kasha Hughlett (21) tries to get a shot over Bloomer’s Sierra Raine (43) in the first half of the Tigers' loss Friday, Dec. 14, in Maple. (Jed Carlson / jcarlson@superiortelegram.com)

NOTE: This story will be updated.

 

The Bloomer Blackhawks won a battle of undefeated teams with the Northwestern High School girls basketball team 56-48 Friday, Dec. 14, in Maple.

Bloomer, 7-0 overall and 4-0 in the Heart O’ North Conference, was led by Elle Kramschuster and Sierra Raine with 12 points apiece and Emma Seibel and Isabella Jenneman with 11 apiece.

The Tigers (6-1 and 3-1) were led by Brooke Ogren’s 15 points.

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The Tigers opened up a 10-5 lead early on the strength of six points by Jayda Klobucher and four by Ogren. Bloomer then scored five straight to tie the game at 10-10.

The game was also tied at 12, but the Blackhawks followed with a 12-2 run to take a 24-14 lead.

Northwestern’s Mac Correll stopped the bleeding a bit with a 3-pointer, but Bloomer quickly got its lead back to 30-17.

Allison Luoma made a basket in the final seconds to get the Tigers within 30-19 at the half.

Bloomer opened up a couple of 18-point leads early in the half.

The Tigers woke up a bit with a 7-1 run to get within 44-32.

The team traded baskets until Ogren made a basket and two free throws to get the Tigers within 49-38.

The Blackhawks got their lead back to 15 points a couple of times before the never-say-die Tigers scored eight of the final nine points for a final score of 56-48.

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Northwestern plays at Cumberland at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20.

 

Bloomer 30 26 -- 56

Northwestern 19 29 -- 48

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