After an eight-day weather-assisted respite, the Eden Valley-Watkins girls’ basketball team welcomed Holdingford to the friendly confines on Tuesday, Jan. 21, for a Central Minnesota Conference shootout. The Huskers handed the home-towners a 62-56 loss, which also included their first conference blemish. Rebounding from the Tuesday night disappointment, the Lady Eagles jumped back onto the winning track, beating Maple Lake, 71-50, Friday, Jan. 24, at Johnson-Peterson.
The Eagles were down by an astronomical 41-18 halftime margin and came storming back in the last half, blistering the nets for 38 points, to make a real game of it. Senior guard Joelle Ertl led Holdingford with 31 points in the victory over Eden Valley-Watkins. Senior forward Dani Nelson led the Eagles with 21 points. Game scoring summary: Jamie Scherer, 2; Mikayla Kummet, 19; Breanna Stang, 2; Elaina Stommes, 4; Brook Stang, 2; Bella Cromwell, 6; Dani Nelson, 21.
Junior point guard Mikayla Kummet had 19 points and 11 rebounds in Eden Valley-Watkins’ convincing 71-50 victory over the Irish on Friday. Freshman Elaina Stommes had 18 points and junior Greta Stommes added 11 for the Eagles. Following the week’s action, the Eagles move to 9-3 overall and they remain 4-1 in the Central Minnesota Conference.
EV-W Brook Stang gets the ball during home game with Holdingford Tuesday Jan. 21. Photo by Nick Block.