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Tigers maul the Braves

The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tigers mauled the Benson Braves in Benson last Friday, Jan. 17, outshooting the Braves by almost double, getting off 85 shots in the win.

Sophomore guard Becca Holland ended the night with a double double with 14 points and 12 assists to lead the Tigers.

Beth Holland added 11 points and Lauren Reimers had double digits as well with 10. Reimers also had seven assists and three steals for the Tigers.

Hannah Ricard scored a season-best 17 for the Braves.

The B-squad didn’t get off to a great start against Benson, who was ahead by one at 30-29 into the break. The Tiger B-squad defense showed up during the second half and allowed just 15 points for Benson, taking the victory 74-45 over the Braves and improving their still undefeated record to 13-0.

The next game for the Tigers will be Thursday, Jan. 23 when they host Sauk Centre at home. Another home meeting on Friday, Jan. 24 when the Tigers tip off against Ortonville.

Morris/C-A 68, Benson 39

Morris/C-A 33  35 — 68

Benson 22  17 — 39

MORRIS/CHOKIO-ALBERTA – 28-85 FG (2-4 3-pt); 10-21 FT; 37 rebounds; 22 fouls; Scoring: Piper Gibson 2, Sam Heinrichs 4, Lauren Reimers 10, Beth Holland 11, Liz Tiernan 5, Becca Holland 14, Nicole Stroebel 4, Lacee Maanum 6, Abbie Olson 4, Kayla Pring 8; 3-point shots: Beth Holland 1, Tiernan 1; Rebound leaders: Bec Holland 12, Pring 8; Assist leaders: Reimers 7, Beth Holland 5; Steal leaders: Reimers 3, Olson 4; Blocked Shots: Kaitlin Vogel 6

BENSON – 12-45 FG (2-7 3-pt); 13-24 FT; 23 rebounds; 18 fouls; Scoring: Taylor Laumeyer 9, Krista Motzko 6, Jessica Goff 2, Cyra Carlson 3, Addie Forbord 2, Hannah Ricard 17;  3-point shots: Laumeyer 2; Rebound leaders: Ricard 6, Carlson 5; Assist leaders: Motzko 3

Brooke Kern

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