Girls Basketball: Pine River-Backus girls top Cardinals, fall to Wolves

The Tigers are now 10-8

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PR-B's Mimi Bueckers drives the lane against the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023.
Ashley Smith / Echo Journal Correspondent

UPSALA — Hannah Barchus tallied 16 points and Sawyer Tulenchik scored 13 for the Pine River-Backus Tigers in a 56-43 non-conference victory over the Upsala Cardinals Saturday, Feb. 4.

Cate Travis added eight points followed by Brianna Hanneken’s seven points for the Tigers.

Upsala 19 24 -- 43

Pine River-Backus 31 25 -- 56


McKenna Graves 5, Isabelle Leners 4, Dakota Soltis 5, Madalin Koetter 7, Hannah Luedtke 2, Molly Leners 2, Isabel Ripplinger 8, Brenna Graves 10.


Alaura Dahl 2, Cate Travis 8, Brianna Hanneken 7, Sawyer Tulenchik 13, Hannah Barchus 16, Mimi Bueckers 7, Aaliyah Lewis 3. Overall: 10-8.

W-H-A 66, PR-B 50

WALKER— Travis posted 14 points as the Pine River-Backus Tigers lost 66-50 to the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves in a Northwoods Conference game Thursday, Feb. 2.

Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 31 35 – 66

Pine River-Backus 22 28 – 50


Avery Morrison 10, Aubrey Morrison 25, Ava Welk 11, Alexa Johannsen 3, Makenna Oelschlager 4, Britta Rand 10, Adyson Kurtz 3.


Alaura Dahl 4, Cate Travis 14, Brianna Hanneken 4, Ella Dahl 4, Caylei Johnson 3, Sawyer Tulenchik 2, Hannah Barchus 8, Mimi Bueckers 8, Aaliyah Lewis 3.


What's on the schedule for PR-B sports?
More PR-B Tigers Girls Basketball
The Tigers end the season with a record of 18-9.
The Tigers finish the season 13-15.
Postseason play begins on Thursday, March 9
The Tigers maintain a 7-6 conference record
The Tigers are now 16-7

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