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Packer girls slip past Tigers

The Austin girls basketball team held on to beat Albert Lea (5-10 overall, 5-7 Big Nine) in AL Tuesday.

Erica Lundberg scored on a lay-up to put the Packers up 48-45 with 2:40 remaining and Austin put the game away at the free throw line.

Colie Justice paced the Packers (14-3 overall, 11-2 Big Nine) with 16 points.

Austin 23  30    53

AL 27  20    47

Austin scoring: Colie Justice, 16; Hope Dudycha, 14; Erica Lundberg, 9; Emma Dudycha, 5; Elyse Hebrink, 3; Cassidy Schute, 3; Kyra Walters, 3