Three county girls teams started the year with wins. Fillmore Central got four and Kingsland three to double figures in beating Hayfield 60-47 and Lanesboro 60-28 respectively. Big girls did work. Merredith Farlinger (6’0”) had 13 (pts), 8 (rebs), and 8 (blks) for the Knights. Kelly Ristau (6’4”) had 14 (pts) and 11 (rebs) for FC. M-C beat L-O 47-33. Top player Payton Danielson had 18 (pts), 8 (rebs), and 11 (stls) but suffered an ankle injury. Houston’s girls lost two games to Class AA foes Z-M and D-E, but freshman Sydney Torgerson averaged 17 PPG.
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