Girls Basketball: Patriot girls top Aitkin, Park Rapids

The win over the Panthers was the Patriots' 22nd of the season

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Pequot Lakes guard Kelsi Martini hands the ball off to teammate Reese Laposky in the Patriots' victory over Park Rapids on Friday, Feb. 24, 2023.
Dan Determan / Echo Journal

PEQUOT LAKES — Maci Martini poured in 25 points with five three-pointers as the Pequot Lakes Patriots cruised to a 63-22 victory over the Park Rapids Panthers in a Mid-State Conference game Friday, Feb. 24.

Kelsi Martini added 12 points for the Patriots who finished the regular season with a 22-3 record.

Park Rapids 10 12 – 22

Pequot Lakes 35 28 – 63


Mickey Clark 2, Amelia Bagstad 2, Tori Weaver 2, Olivia Davis 4, Anna Yliniemi 3, Halle Eischens 6, Julia Harmon 2, Alle Michaelson 1 .


Kaitlyn Geschwill 2, Ella Kratochvil 5, Isabel Larson 9, Kelsi Martini 12, Maci Martini 25, Lauren Schultz 5, Reese Laposky 2, June Ruud 3. Conference: 8-2. Overall: 22-3.

Patriots 84, Gobblers 29

PEQUOT LAKES — Pequot Lakes’ Kelsi Martini posted 21 points for the Patriots as they topped the Aitkin Gobblers 84-29 Tuesday, Feb. 21.

Maci Martini added 19 points and Isabel Larson recorded 17 for Pequot.


The Gobblers were led by Teagan Piecek’s 13 points in the Mid-State Conference game.

Aitkin 14 15 – 29

Pequot Lakes 55 29 – 84


Emma Jacobson 3, Teagan Piecek 13, Brita Westman 2, Emma Skaj , Ella Janzen 6, Josie Kostick 1, Camille Parenteau 4. FT 2-10 (20%). Conference: 0-9. Overall: 6-17. Next: hosts Rush City 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23.


Kaitlyn Geschwill 4, Ella Kratochvil 5, Isabel Larson 17, Kelsi Martini 21, Maci Martini 19, Lauren Schultz 7, Reese Laposky 5, Genevieve Birkeland 2, Alexa Pietig 4. FT 13-20 (65%).

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