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Girls Basketball: Cass Lake-Bena remains undefeated in Northwoods Conference with win over Nevis

The Tigers fell to 8-4 in the conference and 11-7 overall with the 77-55 loss.

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CASS LAKE – Five players scored in double figures as Cass Lake-Bena remained undefeated in Northwoods Conference play with a 77-55 win over Nevis on Friday, Feb. 4.

The Panthers jumped out to a 30-6 lead and carried a 41-16 advantage into the half in improving to 10-0 in the conference and 15-2 overall.

An 11-0 run to start the second half gave CL-B a 52-16 advantage. Three layups by Ava Isaacson, three jumpers by Addison Lindow, a three-point play and 3-pointer by Kayli Bessler, and two jumpers by Emily Funk cut the gap to 56-38 before the Panthers went on a 7-0 run to seal the win.

Isaacson’s 13 points and five assists and Bessler’s 13 points and nine rebounds led the Tigers. Lindow had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds while Mya Stacey had three steals as Nevis fell to 8-4 in the conference and 11-7 overall. CL-B defeated the Tigers 80-57 on Dec. 16.

Krisalyn Seelye led the Panthers with 17 points.

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NEVIS: Mitchell 1 0-0 2, Isaacson 5 3-3 13, Lindow 5 0-2 10, Bessler 3 6-8 13, Stacey 3 2-2 9, Funk 2 1-2 5, Carrier 0 0-0 0, DeWulf 1 0-0 2. Totals: 20 for 61 (FG), 12 for 17 (FT).

CASS LAKE-BENA: Frazer 5 1-2 13, Seelye 7 0-0 17, Bowstring 2 0-0 4, Larose 5 2-3 13, Fineday 4 0-0 10, A. Wind 1 0-0 2, J. Wind 1 0-0 3, LaDuke 5 1-2 11, Jones 2 0-0 4. Totals: 32 for 61 (FG), 4 for 7 (FT).

Halftime: CL-B 41, Nevis 16. Three-pointers: Bessler 1, Stacey 1, Frazer 2, Seelye 3, Larose 1, Fineday 2, J. Wind 1. Team fouls: Nevis 7, CL-B 16. Rebounds: Nevis 41 (Lindow 10, Bessler 9, Isaacson 6, Stacey 6, DeWulf 4, Mitchell 4, Funk 1). Assists: Nevis 10 (Isaacson 5, Stacey 2, Funk 2, DeWulf 1). Steals: Nevis 5 (Stacey 3, Lindow 2). Blocked shots: Nevis 3 (Isaacson 1, Funk 1, Carrier 1). Turnovers: Nevis 23, CL-B 14.

1982 Dawson-Boyd High School graduate
1987 Moorhead State University graduate
Sports reporter for Park Rapids Enterprise since 1987
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