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Tigers edge Clearbrook-Gonvick

Pine River-Backus girls' basketball team narrowly defeated the Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears 55-52 in Northland Conference play on Monday, Jan. 12. Megan Felthous led the Tigers with 25 points while teammate Megan Porta added 15 points, eight rebounds...

Megan Porta gets fouled as she goes for a layup against the Nevis Tigers. Photo by Ashley Smith
Megan Porta gets fouled as she goes for a layup against the Nevis Tigers. Photo by Ashley Smith

Pine River-Backus girls' basketball team narrowly defeated the Clearbrook-Gonvick Bears 55-52 in Northland Conference play on Monday, Jan. 12.

Megan Felthous led the Tigers with 25 points while teammate Megan Porta added 15 points, eight rebounds, and five steals.

"A win is a win, and we'll take it," said PR-B coach Randy Schwegel.

The Tigers, 4-0 in the conference and 6-4 overall, are scheduled play at the Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Wolves in a conference game on Friday, Jan. 16.

Clearbrook-Gonvick 21 31 - 52

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Pine River-Backus 29 26 - 55

CLEARBROOK-GONVICK

Brynn Hetland 7, Hanna Lavin 5, Alison Johnson 6, Liz Bodensteiner 25, Madison Stenzel 8, Carlie Bergerson 1. FG 23-30 (77 percent), FT 4-6 (67 percent). 3-point 2.

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Allison Anderson 2, Megan Porta 15, Shelby Adkins 4, Elizabeth Downie 6, Megan Felthous 25, Bailey Wynn 3. FG 19-37 (51 percent), FT 14-20 (70 percent). 3-point 1.

Tigers 65, Nevis 30

On Thursday, Jan. 8, Felthous put up 13 points while Porta and Liz Downie each added 11 as PR-B defeated Nevis to remain unbeaten in Northwoods Conference play.

The Tigers, who had 14 steals, also made 24 of 43 shots (56 percent) from the field.

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"We played pretty dog gone well, especially on defense," said PR-B coach Randy Schwegel.

Nevis, which trailed 33-17 at the half, shot just 32 percent.

Nevis 17 13 - 30

Pine River-Backus 33 32 - 65

NEVIS

Becca Nelson 12, Ruby Vedbraaten 6, Jordyn Lucas 4, Hannah Bliss 2, Lindsey Bennett 1, Emma Bliss 4, Eleannor Roehl 1. FG 13-41 (32 percent), FT 2-8 (25 percent). 3-point 2.

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Ashley Anderson 1, Allison Anderson 4, Megan Porta 11, Shelby Adkins 8, Elizabeth Downie 11, Cheyenne Swenson , Megan Felthous 13, Annie Semmler 6, Emma Mills 6, Bailey Wynn 5. FG 24-43 (56 percent), FT 13-24 (54 percent). 3-point 4.

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Tigers 77, Laporte 21

Felthous outscored the entire Laporte team with her 23 points while grabbing six rebounds as Pine River-Backus shredded the Wildcats for a Northwoods Conference win on Tuesday, Jan. 6.

Porta added 14 points and grabbed eight rebounds while Allison Anderson and Bailey Wynn contributed 10 each.

The Tigers also had 21 steals while Laporte committed 29 turnovers. The Wildcats had just 12 points in the first half and nine in the second half.

Laporte 12 9 - 21

PR-Backus 48 29 - 77

LAPORTE

Breanna Kornezos 2, Kalei Kerby 7, Delores Bedeau 3, Natalie Hadrava 6, Camryn Smith, Neka Davis 1, Roxane Pinal 2. FG 7-24 (29 percent), FT 6-10 (60 percent).

PINE RIVER-BACKUS

Ashley Anderson 4, Allison Anderson 10, Megan Porta 14, Shelby Adkins 8, Megan Felthous 23, Bailey Wynn 10, Annie Semmler 4, Alyssa Semmler 4. FG 36-64 (percent), FT 2-2 (percent).

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