Girls Basketball: PR-B tops Staples-Motley

The Tigers are now 3-1 on the year

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PR-B's Ramsey Tulenchik goes for a layup in the Tigers' win over the Cardinals Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022.
Ashley Smith / Echo Journal Correspondent
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PILLAGER —Ramsey Tulenchik led all scorers with 28 points to pace the Pine River-Backus Tigers to a 58-50 win over Staples-Motley in the first round of the Fornshell Classic Tuesday, Dec. 20.

PRB’s Cate Travis tallied 11 points. Lauren Rutten’s 15 points led the Cardinals followed by Livi Lorber’s 12.

Staples-Motley 32 18 -- 50

Pine River-Backus 33 25 -- 58


Audrey Brownell 5, Livi Lorber 12, Ashley Robben 4, Miranda Schotzko 6, Lauren Rutten 15, Camden Anderson 8. FT 4-10 (40%). Overall: 2-5.


Alaura Dahl 2, Cate Travis 11, Ramsey Tulenchik 28, Sawyer Tulenchik 8, Hannah Barchus 9. FT 1-8 (13%). Overall: 3-1.

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More PR-B Tigers Girls Basketball
Tigers defeated Walker-Hackensack-Akeley and Bertha-Hewitt
Girls defeat Blackduck and Laporte, lose to Menagha
PR-B picked up victories over Cherry, Clearbrook-Convik and Red Lake
Andrew Bueckers had 35 points across the two games
Ramsey Tulenchik had 37 points across two games

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