Rebel girls claw past Superlarks

Published 9:30 pm Monday, January 25, 2021

The Southland girls basketball team beat Grand Meadow (2-3 overall, 2-2 SEC) by a score of 43-40 in Adams Monday.

The Rebels, who trailed by as many as 12 in the second half, took the lead late in the game and blocked a last second three-point attempt by GM to seal the win.

“Our defense was stellar in the second half and they won it with defense,” Southland head coach Dean Bendtsen said.

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Larissa Goslee had 12 points for Southland (3-1 overall, 3-1 SEC).

GM 22  18  —  40

Southland 14  29  –  43

Southland scoring: Larissa Goslee, 12; Kayla Nelsen, 10; Kelsey Mensink, 9; Katelyn McCabe, 8; Olivia Mattheis, 4; free throws: 37 percent (7-for-19)

GM scoring: Kendyl Queensland, 9; River Landers, 9; McKenna Hendrickson, 9; Lexi Foster, 8; Gina Stier, 5; free throws: 33 percent (3-for-9)