GIRLS BASKETBALL: Rebels, Chargers ousted in sections

KERKHOVEN – Lincoln HI was eliminated from the first round of the Class A Section 3 North Tournament, falling to Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 48-40 on Thursday.

Morgan Citterman led the Rebels with 14 points in the loss. She completed her double-double by adding a team-high 11 rebounds.

Maranda Jerzak was just one point shy of adding a double-double of her own, with nine points and 10 rebounds.

KMS 48, LINCOLN HI 40

LINCOLN HI (2-21 OVERALL): Alex DeSmet 2 0-0 5, Brandi Barke 1 0-0 3, Heidi Pavek 1 2-7 4, Jordan Bucholz 2 0-0 4, Maranda Jerzak 4 1-1 9, Morgan Citterman 7 1-3 15. TOTALS: 17 4-11 (36%) 40.

KERKHOVEN-MURDOCK-SUNBURG (10-14 OVERALL): Elizabeth Wilts 1 0-0 2, Alison Krieger 1 2-3 4, Maddi Strandberg 4 1-2 12, Ashley Just 1 1-2 3, Katie Wilts 5 0-1 11, Kalli Forsell 5 0-0 10, Kallee Anderson 0 1-2 1, Alison Miller 2 0-0 5. TOTALS: 19 5-10 (50%) 48.

HALFTIME: Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 21, Lincoln HI 20. 3-POINT FIELD GOALS: Lincoln HI 2 (DeSmet 1, Barke 1); Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 3 (Strandberg 3, Wilts 1, Miller 1). REBOUNDS: Lincoln HI 45 (Citterman 11, Jerzak 10); Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 48 (Forsell 11, K. Wilts 10. TOTAL FOULS (FOULED OUT): Lincoln HI 13 (Pavek); Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 15 (none). TECHNICAL FOULS: None. ASSISTS: Lincoln HI 9 (Pavek 3, Barke 3); Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 17 (Krieger 5, E. Wilts 5). STEALS: Lincoln HI 6 (Pavek 2, Bucholz 2); Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 15 (Krieger 3, Strandberg 3, Just 3. BLOCKED SHOTS: Lincoln HI 0; Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 0. TURNOVERS: Lincoln HI 15; Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg 7.

Ellsworth 67, WWG 50

ELLSWORTH – The Westbrook-Walnut Grove girls basketball team fell to Ellsworth 67-50 in the Class A Section 3 South Tournament on Thursday to end its season.

Mady Johnson and Elizabeth Woelber led the Chargers with 14 points each while Emma Woelber finished the night with 12 points. Johnson also had eight rebounds in the loss.

WESTBROOK-WALNUT GROVE (1-23 OVERALL): Dayna Comnick 2 0-0 5, Avoree Bakken 2 0-0 5, Mady Johnson 6 0-0 14, Elizabeth Woelber 4 4-4 14, Emma Woelber 4 4-4 12. TOTALS: 18 8-8 (100%) 50.

ELLSWORTH (8-15 OVERALL): Alissa Walters 4 5-7 16, Heidi Nolte 3 0-0 8, Hannah Mulder 1 2-6 4, Brenna Kramer 1 0-0 2, Alexa Huisman 9 8-9 29, Megan Popkes 3 0-1 8. TOTALS: 19 14-22 (64%) 67.

HALFTIME: Winner 32, Loser 18. 3-POINT FIELD GOALS: Westbrook-Walnut Grove 6 (Johnson 2, El. Woelber 2, Comnick 1, Bakken 1); Ellsworth 10 (Walters 3, Huisman 3, Nolte 2, Popkes 2). REBOUNDS: Westbrook-Walnut Grove 27 (Johnson 8). TOTAL FOULS (FOULED OUT): Westbrook-Walnut Grove 18 (El. Woelber); Ellsworth 10 (none). TECHNICAL FOULS: None. ASSISTS: Westbrook-Walnut Grove 3 (Em. Woelber 2). STEALS: Westbrook-Walnut Grove 6 (Comnick Johnson 2). BLOCKED SHOTS: Westbrook-Walnut Grove 3 (Comnick 1, Kaylee Mischke 1, El. Woelber 1). TURNOVERS: Westbrook-Walnut Grove 6.