Packer girls squeeze out win in last second

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 13, 2000

Austin 57, Mankato West 56.

Wednesday, December 13, 2000

Austin 57, Mankato West 56

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MANKATO – Austin’s Jenna Cummins sank a three-pointer in the last second against Mankato West on Tuesday and the Packers walked away with a one-point victory.

Cummins, a junior, had a big night for Austin with two other three-pointers, too. Adding to the treys were Stacy Fisher and Elisa Bue with two each.

The Packers were 5 of 11 with free throws, while Mankato West was 14 of 27.

Leading scorers for Austin were Bridget Burzinski with 14 and Bue with 11. Also scoring were Cummins with 9, Sarah Heins and Fisher with 7, Stephanie Eslinger with 6 and Jana Madson with 2.

Quarter scores: Austin – 10, 27, 41 and 57. Mankato West – 13, 27, 42 and 56.

Southland 73, Grand Meadow 27

GRAND MEADOW – Junior Jenny Wilson’s 17 points, including five 3-pointers, lead the Southland Rebels over Grand Meadow, 73-27, on Tuesday. Also leading the cause for Southland was Andrea O’Connell and Sara Thome, both with 14 points.

Grand Meadow was lead by Kelly Petzel with 8 points. At half-time, Southland was up 41-14. Southland outrebounded Grand Meadow, 36-32. They also outshot Grand Meadow going 30 of 58 for 52 percent, including seven 3-pointers and 12 attempts for 58 percent. Grand Meadow went 9 for 44, or 20 percent, and was 1 of 5 on 3-pointers. On free throws, Southland was 6 of 12, or 50 percent and Grand Meadow was 8 out of 13.

Hayfield 66, NRHEG 27

NEW RICHLAND- Katie Madison lead the scoring attack Tuesday night with 11 points, including three 3-pointers, as Hayfield outscored NRHEG, 66-27. Kimi Peterson added to the attack with 10 points, including two three-pointers.

New Richland’s leading scorer was Holly Waldhauser with 8 points. Hayfield improved its mark to 3-2. They next play in the Rebel Classic in Adams on Thursday.

Byron 45, Blooming Prairie 30

BYRON – The Awesome Blossoms were down seven points at the end of the third quarter, but got to within one point in the fourth quarter, according to Blooming Prairie coach John Workebut.

However, his team fell flat for the last five minutes, and that was enough for them to lose to Byron, 45-30.

Blooming Prairie was 4 for 10 at the free-throw line, going 13 for 51 overall. Byron was 11 for 17 from the free-throw line, including 16 for 57 overall. Byron had 28 rebounds, while the Blossoms had 40. Blooming Prairie’s leading rebounders were Annie Hanson, 10, and Allison Trom, 7.

Scoring by quarters for Byron: 9, 14, 6 and 16. Scoring by quarters for Blooming Prairie: 7, 6, 9 and 8.

The Blossoms, 1-3 for the year, now are 1-1 in the Gopher conference.

Lyle/Pacelli 44, LeRoy-Ostrander 42

LEROY – The Lyle/Pacelli girls squeezed a win out of LeRoy-Ostrander Tuesday night, 44-42.