Girls basketball: Packers end their time at state with consolation loss; Austin drops five-point game to Marshall

Published 6:25 pm Thursday, March 14, 2019

The Austin girls basketball team had its season come to an end when it lost 49-44 to Marshall (22-8 overall) in a Minnesota Class AAA Girls Basketball Tournament consolation game at Concordia-St. Paul Thursday.

The loss comes a day after the Packers lost to Robbinsdale Cooper in the quarterfinals, which was defeated by Becker 68-66 in the semifinals Thursday.

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Erica Lundberg had nine points and five rebounds for the Packers (20-10 overall).

Marshall 21  28    49

Austin  17  27  — 44

Austin scoring: Erica Lundberg, 9; Hope Dudycha, 8; Kiwi VanZant, 8; Colie Justice, 6; Kyra Walters, 5; Elyse Hebrink, 4; Abby Lewis, 4; free throws: 62 percent (13-for-21); three-pointers: 31 percent (5-for-16); rebounds: 29 (Lundberg, 5); turnovers: 17

Marshall scoring: Jordyn Hilgemann, 14; Kaia Sueker, 10; Lenei Estrada, 10; Emily Meier, 5; free throws: 65 percent (18-for-28)