Granite Ridge Girls Basketball: Little Falls storms past Becker in second half
By PATRICK SLACK
Becker may have outplayed Little Falls in the first half.
But the Flyers came back to outclass the host Bulldogs in the second, erasing a seven-point halftime deficit en route to a 65-53 win, Tuesday.
Little Falls trailed 31-24 at halftime before outscoring Becker 41-22 in the second half.
Senior Jamie Jenks and freshman Melanie Dorn led the Flyers on both ends of the floor throughout the night.
Jenks finished with 24 points along with six steals and five assists, while Dorn posted 12 points, eight steals and five assists.
Junior Gabby Nouis and sophomore Kendra Pohlman each added nine points.
Juniors Jennifer Ronning (4), Laura Moe (3) and Brooke Finch (2) rounded out the scoring.
GRC leader Albany pulls away from LF in second half
Little Falls remained in a dead heat with Granite Ridge Conference (GRC) leader Albany throughout the first half, going into the break tied 26-26, Feb. 14.
But the visiting Huskies edged by in the final 18 minutes, preserving its unbeaten GRC record with a 64-54 win.
Dorn led a trio of Flyers in double figures with 16 points, with Nouis pouring in 12 and Jenks registering 10 points, seven assists and five rebounds.
Ronning contributed six points and senior Katie Stewart collected five points and five rebounds.
The Flyers were scheduled to wrap up the regular season at Zimmerman, Friday, before opening the Section 8AAA tournament against an opponent to be determined, Tuesday.
The Section 8AAA semifinals are Saturday, March 2.