Girls Basketball: Monson, Rocheleau double-doubles carry Pierz past Kimball

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Pierz junior Alyssa Boser, left, and sophomore Bridget Bednar (10) fight for a loose ball with a Kimball Area defender, Tuesday. Boser had four points and four assists and Bednar added one point in the game.

Senior Lindsay Monson and junior Michaela Rocheleau each recorded double-doubles as the Pierz girls basketball team held off Kimball Area 50-42, Tuesday.

A late surge by the visiting Cubs cut a 17-point Pierz lead to single digits, but the Pioneers’ defense clamped down to seal the victory.

Monson scored 17 points and Rocheleau had 15 points to lead Pierz, with each player grabbing 10 rebounds.

Senior Lisa Langer added 10 points and three steals, and junior Alyssa Boser had four points and four assists.

Juniors Elizabeth Tomala (2) and Megan Boser (1) and sophomore Bridget Bednar (1) rounded out the scoring.

It was the sixth consecutive win for Pierz, which improved to 6-1 in the Central Minnesota Conference.

The Pioneers play at Rockford Area, Friday.

Pierz junior Elizabeth Tomala works the ball around the perimeter in the first half of Tuesday's game. Tomala scored two points in the Pioneers' 50-42 win.

View more photos from Tuesday’s game in The Record’s online gallery


Pierz 50, Kimball Area 42

Kimball  16 26 – 42
Pierz      22 28 – 50

Pierz—Lindsay Monson, 17 (10 rebounds); Michaela Rocheleau, 15 (10 rebounds); Lisa Langer, 10 (3 steals); Alyssa Boser, 4 (4 assists); Elizabeth Tomala, 2; Bridget Bednar, 1; Megan Boser, 1 (4 assists).