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The Goodhue bench celebrates after the Wildcats clinched a 65-58 victory in the Class 1A state quarterfinals over Ada-Borup Thursday at Mariucci Arena. (Republican Eagle photo by Joe Brown)

State Girls Basketball: Goodhue claws back, moves on

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MINNEAPOLIS – In the biggest moment of Thursday’s Class 1A quarterfinals, Goodhue needed its youngest player to come through.


WIth the top-ranked and fourth-seeded Wildcats clinging to a 59-57 lead with 24.7 seconds remaining, eighth-grader Sydney Lodermeier stepped to the free-throw line. Even with the bright lights on the Mariucci Arena court, Lodermeier was unphased.

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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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