Girls Basketball: Pine River-Backus Tigers lose two

Cate Travis scored 51 points across the two games

PRB Girls Basketball Seniors.JPG
PR-B seniors Cate Travis, Ramsey Tulenchik and Hannah Barchus celebrate on senior night Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023.
Ashley Smith / Echo Journal Correspondent

PINE RIVER — Cate Travis tallied 24 points as the Pine River-Backus Tigers lost to the Cass Lake-Bena Panthers 68-61 in a Northland Conference game Thursday, Feb. 9.

Hannah Barchus added 12 points for the Tigers.

Cass Lake-Bena 31 37 – 68

Pine River-Backus 31 30 – 61


Adriena Gifen 2, Tylicia Graves-Desjarlait 4, Alexiah LaRose 15, Alyssa Wright 12, Gabrielle Fineday 25, Anika Wind 8, Shaylei FallsDown 2.


Cate Travis 24, Brianna Hanneken 5, Ramsey Tulenchik 2, Ella Dahl 7, Sawyer Tulenchik 5, Hannah Barchus 12, Mimi Bueckers 6.

Ramsey Tulenchik scores her final points as a PRB Tiger against the Panthers Thursday, Feb. 9.JPG
PR-B forward Ramsey Tulenchik scores her final points as a Tiger against the Panthers on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023.
Ashley Smith / Echo Journal Correspondent

Kelliher/Northome 82, Pine River-Backus 75

KELLIHER — Travis scored 27 and Barchus 25 and the Pine River-Backus Tigers still lost 82-75 to the Kelliher/Northome Mustangs Tuesday, Feb. 7.

Mimi Bueckers added nine points for the Tigers in the Northland Conference loss.


Kelliher/Northome 43 39 -- 82

Pine River-Backus 40 35 -- 75


Kate Thayer 30, Rylee Neft 4, Ella Thearf 7, Charli Hallstrom 2, Alli Lundin 11, MeLeah Grundanier 10, Kylee Binkley 18.


Alaura Dahl 1, Cate Travis 27, Brianna Hanneken 6, Ella Dahl 7, Hannah Barchus 25, Mimi Bueckers 9.

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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