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Red Wing point guard McKayla "Bubba" Muelken makes a pass to teammate Kara Norvet during the first half Saturday against River Falls in the consolation final of the Red Wing Tip-Off Tournament. (Republican Eagle photo by Joe Brown)

Girls Basketball: Red Wing redeems opening weekend with win

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Head coach Dave Muelken knew it would have been easy for his Red Wing girls basketball team to hang their heads Saturday.

In the season opener Friday, the Wingers sputtered in the second half on the way to a one-point loss to Waseca.


It would have been easy to lie down, but Red Wing redeemed itself in the consolation title game of the Red Wing Tip-Off Tournament with a 57-55 victory over River Falls.

“We competed today, and that was the big thing,” Dave Muelken said.

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Joe Brown
Joe Brown is the sports editor for the Red Wing Republican Eagle. Previously, he worked at the Marshall Independent and the St. Cloud Times. For updates on local sports, follow Joe on Twitter at @RE_JBrown.
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