Girls Basketball: Goodhue heads into holidays with a winGoodhue dictated its game against Kenyon-Wanamgingo from start to finish Friday as the Wildcats won 83-48 in Goodhue.
By: R-E Sports Staff, The Republican Eagle
Goodhue dictated its game against Kenyon-Wanamgingo from start to finish Friday as the Wildcats won 83-48 in Goodhue.
Mikayla Miller led all scorers with 29 points for third-ranked (1A) Goodhue (9-1) while adding 10 rebounds and six steals. Mikayla Tipcke had 18 points, including five 3-pointers, and 11 rebounds in the win.
“We played outstanding, that’s for sure,” Goodhue head coach Josh Wieme said.
Kali Ryan and Paige Gadient each had nine points for the Wildcats and Emilee Roschen tallied six points on two 3-pointers. Goodhue finished the game with eight 3-pointers made.
The Knights (6-5) defeated then third-ranked (1A) Bethlehem Academy 74-71 in double overtime Monday in Kenyon but were no match for the Wildcats Friday.
Goodhue led 34-22 at halftime and shot 49 percent from the field. The Wildcats made 17 of 23 free-throw attempts, while K-W made just 7-for-12 free throws.
Britteny Flom scored 10 points to lead the Knights. Audra Clark and Bailey Auseth each tallied nine points. K-W made five 3-pointers, but committed 20 turnovers in the loss.
Next, both teams are set to take part in holiday tournaments. The Knights will participate in the Bethlehem Academy Tournament Thursday against Henry Sibley, and Goodhue will compete in SMSU Holiday Classic Friday at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. The Wildcats will face fifth-ranked (1A) Minneota, a team that went to the Class 1A state tournament last season.