Blooming Prairie girls top Southland

Published 10:23 pm Tuesday, December 18, 2018

The Blooming Prairie boys basketball team beat Southland (1-7 overall) 53-43 in Adams Tuesday.

The Awesome Blossoms (4-1 overall) jumped out to an 11-0 lead, but the Rebels were able to get as close as two points down the stretch.

“We just can’t seem to get over the hump,” Southland head coach Dean Bendtsen said. “We keep digging ourselves in holes and clawing back.”

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BP 27  26    53

Southland 19  24    43

BP scoring: Megan Oswald, 20; Julia Worke, 15; Allison Krohnberg, 10; Bobbie Bruns, 3; Maya Lembke, 3; Maren Forystek, 2; free throws: 63 percent (20-for-32)

Southland scoring: Larissa Goslee, 11; Kelsey Mensink, 10; Lexi Smith, 8; Jenna Bentzin, 6; Kayla Nelsen, 4; Hattie Wiste, 2; Bailey Johnson, 2; free throws: 38 percent (3-for-8)