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Hayfield girls upset Blue Earth in OT

The Hayfield girls basketball team snapped a three-game skid when it knocked off Blue Earth (12-2 overall) 44-41 in overtime in Hayfield Saturday.

Blue Earth scored four straight points at the end of regulation to force overtime, but the Vikings (7-9 overall) opened strong in overtime as sophomore Dani Wagner, who scored 16 points, and sophomore Jessie Foster each scored to give Hayfield a lead it wouldn’t give up.

“It’s a very nice win for us and it was a very good effort,” Hayfield head coach Fred Kindschy said.

Hayfield hit 7-of-10 from the free throw line in OT to hold on to the win.

Two of the Vikings’ three previous losses were against state ranked teams.

Blue Earth 13 20 8 — 41

Hayfield 17 16 11 — 44

Hayfield scoring: Dani Wagner, 16; Alyssa Selk, 9; Abby Pollock, 8; Jessie Foster, 4; Abby Blanchard, 4