Lanesboro’s girls ended a 13-game losing skid by beating G-E 49-27. R-P’s girls ended an 8-game skid by beating L-O. Lauren Lawston had career-highs in points (26), rebounds (14), and steals (7). FC’s girls beat R-P, ending a 5-game skid, sweeping the season series. The Falcons (6-9, 8-13) also beat L-A to post a 2-1 week. M-C’s boys beat Lanesboro to sweep that series. Dylan Loppnow had 17 (pts), 8 (rebs) and 7 (blks). Carson Schwichtenberg had 21 points in defeat. Lauren Buchholtz registered her 8th double-double (20 pts, 11 rebs), but Kingsland fell to Southland. Payton Danielson had 23 points, though M-C’s girls fell to W-K. The Cougars were befallen by tragedy a few days later. Avery and Aden Arneson were killed in a car accident. The Journal Sports sends it condolences to the Arneson family and M-C girls basketball. Avery was a senior forward on the team. Three brothers (Jack, James, and Alex) survived the accident. A gofundme page (https://www.gofundme.com/arneson-family-fund) has been set up for the family to help support medical and funeral costs. Donations to the family also may be made at Fareway in Decorah, Iowa, and Viking State Bank and Trust, Decorah.
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