Rustlers fall to Cavaliers 61-47

Posted February 5, 2013 at 7:22 pm

The Miller Rustlers girls’ basketball team hosted the Aberdeen Roncalli Cavaliers Tuesday, Jan. 29, and suffered a 61-47 defeat.

The Rustlers struggled out of the gates. trailing 20-7 after the first period. The Rustlers had a better second quarter offensively, scoring 17 points while allowing 16 points to the Cavaliers to bring the score to 36-24. The Rustlers gained even more in the third, outscoring the Cavaliers 13-10 to bring the score to 46-37. However, the Rustlers were unable to close the gap in the fourth quarter, and fell 61-47.

The Rustlers were led in scoring by two players in double figures, Kristen Peterka (18 points) and Jansen Hunter (15 points). Jamie Mentzer added seven points. Denae Schlechter added five points, and Annie Fulton added two points.

The Cavaliers were led by Mollee Karst with 22 points. Morgan Gunderson added 11 points.

Varsity Stats

MILLER 7 24 37 47

RONCALLI 20 36 46 61

MILLER

Kristen Peterka 8 2-3 18, Jansen Hunter 5 5-8 15, Denae Schlechter 1 3-4 5, Annie Fulton 1 0-0 2, Jamie Mentzer 1 5-9 7

RONCALLI

Tage Hanson 2 4-4 8, Taylor Hanson 1 2-3 4, Morgan Gunderson 4 3-4 11, Mollee Karst 7 8-11 22, Abby Dockter 2 0-0 4, Kate Heintzman 0 2-2 2, Emily Bohle 1 0-0 2, Paige Sommers 3 1-2 8

JV STATS

Miller 2 7 10 16

Roncalli 8 17 26 32

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