Rebel girls win in Rushford

Published 1:52 am Saturday, December 11, 2010

The Southland girls basketball team beat Rushford/Peterson (0-4 overall) 53-45 on the road Friday.

The Rebels (4-1 overall) won the game with Jana Schammel sitting out with a minor injury and senior center Brandi Schammel picked up the slack by scoring 16 points.

“Brandi played a really good game in the paint on offense and defense,” Southland head coach Bob Sheehan said. “As a team, we picked it up and beat them down the court, while playing pretty solid defense.”

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Southland scoring: Brandi Schammel, 16; Kelli Smith, 9; Madilyn Schmitz, 8; Brianna Reinartz, 8; Lindsey Bottema, 5; Haley Kirkpatrick, 5; Megan Mullenbach, 2