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Area Girls' Basketball: Goodhue recovers from slow first half

The eighth-ranked Goodhue girls' basketball team bounced back from a tournament loss with a 50-35 win over Dover-Eyota on Friday.

The Wildcats had some problems in the first half as they went scoreless for an 8 minute stretch. Goodhue, leading 17-16 at the half, poured it on offensively in the second half. Kate Opsahl was scoreless in the first half but paced the offense with 12 points in the second half. She also had seven rebounds and seven steals.

Lexie Lodermeier recorded a double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds, while playing stout defense with five blocks. Elissa Lodermeier and Joslyn Carlson each had eight points.

Goodhue improved to 11-2 overall.

Cannon Falls 68, LeRoy-Ostrander 59

The Cannon Falls girls defeated LeRoy-Ostrander on Friday, 68-59.

The Bombers had the offense going as five players had double-digit point totals.

"We came out a little slow in the first half but really turned up the intensity in the second half," said Cannon Falls head coach Samantha McCamy. "Our full court pressure in the second half forced them into some turnovers that we converted into points which lead to our 42-26 second half win."

Makayla Bowen had a team-high 17 points and led the Bombers with eight rebounds. Jaci WInchell tallied 16 points and six rebounds. Belle Davisson recorded 14 points, while Camryn Schroeder and Belle Freeberg each added 10 points.

Cannon Falls improved to 5-6 overall.

Other Area Score:

Lake City 73, Lewiston-Altura 37

Thursday

Area Scores:

Zumbrota-Mazeppa 71, Kenyon-Wanamingo 41

Pine Island 65, Wabasha-Kellogg 51

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