Packer girls fall to Red Wing

Published 10:07pm Thursday, November 29, 2012

RED WING — The Austin girls basketball team lost to Red Wing (4-0 overall) 62-47 on the road Thursday.

The Packers (0-2 overall) were led by Jenna Svoboda, who scored 19 points and Steph Justice, who added 15.

The Wingers were led by senior Tesha Buck, who poured in 29 points.

“Buck was phenomenal,” Austin head coach Todd Johnson said. “We played good defense, but she’s a tough matchup. She’s got size and strength and she even hit a couple of NBA threes.”

Austin now has the next week off before hosting Owatonna in its home opener next Friday at 7:15 p.m.

Austin 24 23 — 47

RW 36 26 — 62

Austin scoring: Jenna Svoboda, 19; Steph Justice, 15; Alex Hansen, 6; Mer Gach, 4; Taylor Lady, 2; Merideth Fritz, 1; free throws: 40 percent (10-for-25)

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