Monday, April 22, 2019
Medford’s Kinsey Cronin pulled down a rebound over multiple opponents.

Tigers smash Blossoms girls

Medford improves to 12-0

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After an exhilarating victory over Water-ElysianMorristown earlier in the week, the Blooming Prairie Awesome Blossom girlran into a block in the road, when Medford kept its unbeaten string alive a12-0.

The Tigers romped to the victory on their home f loor73-45, Friday, January 11Medford now has 7-0 mark in Gopher Conference.

We have been pleased with the work ethic our kids bring to practice every day, Medford head coach Mark Kubat said. We are getting better every day. I feel we have grown as a team all season.

Emma Kniefel led thTigers with 20 points. IzzReuvers scored 13, KinseCronin added 11, Kiley Nihart had nine, Jenna Berg and Bailey Purrier each finished with six and Isabella Steffen and Alorah Weise chipped in four a piece.

Hopefully, we are prepared for some tough games ahead, Kubat said. Our health is great. The off-season conditionin program helps to make these kids tough. We will keep working toward our goals to compete for a conference championshi and play at MSU in thsections. We will constantly add new goals.

The Blossoms stayed with the Tigers early, but a relentless defense for the home team and some pinpoint outside shooting soon found BloominPrairie falling behind.

Medford led 44-24 at the half and kept the pressure on through the second half.

We lost tonight on the road to a very talented Medford team, Blooming Prairie head coacJohn Bruns said. “Their relentless defense and outside shooting proved too much for us to keep up with. We learned some things tonight that will make us a better team down the road

Julia Worke led the Blossom offense with 16 points, with Bobbie Bruns adding 12. The team record dropped to 8-4 overall an4-3 in conference play.

 

GOOD DEFENSE WINS FOR BP

The BP girls used a good defense to defeat Water- Elysian-Morristown, 42-36, on the home court TuesdayJanuary 8 to earn a tie fosecond place in the tougGopher Conference.

The Buccaneers came into the game 10-1, with their only loss to league-leadin Medford.

The Blossoms got off ta great start, with Maggie Bruns and Worke both making a 3-pointerBP continued to roll and forged a 26-11 lead, aided by great defense. At one point BP played defense for two minutes and then got the stop they needed.

In the second half, the Blossoms extended their margin to 20 points, before the Bucs made a run

to make the final score competitive. Some key stops and made free throws preserved the win.

“This was a biconference victory for us tonight, Bruns said. We got off to a good start, and that carried through the entire game. I thought our defense played particularly well tonight also.

Worke led the BP scoring with 13 points, buMaggie Bruns and MegaOswald had 10 each, and Bobbie Bruns handed out four assists. Oswald and Worke had eight and seven rebounds in the defensive effort. Shelby Hermel and Toryn Richards both had nine points for WEM.

 

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