By Tyler Ohmann
Pierz was never too far out of the game, but ended up short in a 43-37 loss to rival Holdingford in the regular
season finale, Feb. 24.
Junior Rachel Hellman was the lone Holdingford scorer in double figures with 11.
Pierz junior Kelsi Stuckmayer led all scorers with 13 points, going 6-for-6 from the free throw line.
Fellow junior Brittney Boser had 11 points as well for Pierz in the loss.
Holdingford entered the contest off a 56-53 win over Melrose, which all but clinched a No. 4 seed over the Dutchmen.
Indeed the Huskers hosted Melrose in the Section 6AA West quarterfinal, Thursday. Results were unavailable by press time.
Pierz entered the season finale after a 62-29 loss at Osakis, Feb. 23.
Pioneers senior Taryn Becker was the leader with six points.
The Pioneers traveled to play at Pine City, Thursday, but results were unavailable by press time.
Look for results from those playoff contests, and all girls basketball playoff action online at mcrecord.com.