Royalton came in second and Swanville was fourth at the Royalton holiday tournament, Monday – Tuesday. The Royals opened with a 57-39 win over Pillager, powered by senior Emily Fussy, who had 18 points, seven rebounds, five steals and four assists. With the score 8-6 early, Royalton took control of the game with an 18-6 [...]
Royalton vs. Swanville photo gallery A 14-2 run early in the second half helped Royalton break open the game on its way to a 48-32 win at Swanville, Friday. Senior Emily Fussy was 7-of-12 from the field to lead the Royals with 16 points, with senior Courtney Popp contributing 12 points and nine rebounds. Junior [...]
Sparked by a punishing defensive attack that resulted in 27 steals, Upsala pulled away from visiting Swanville for a 76-30 win, Tuesday. Junior Brooke Westrich led the Cardinals defensively with seven steals to go with seven points, while seniors Kaelin Smieja and Katie Ripplinger each had five steals. Smieja also was the top scorer for [...]
Swanville senior Nikki Primus collected 13 points and junior Steph Koetter picked up 12 in a 56-38 defeat to visiting Pillager, Thursday. Primus also hauled in 14 rebounds to record a double-double. Junior Danica Hanson and freshman Madison Beseman each added four points.
Swanville started strong in its season opener against visiting Long Prairie-Grey Eagle (LPGE), Monday, jumping ahead 28-20 at halftime, but the Thunder rallied for a 55-43 win. Junior Steph Koetter was the top scorer for the Bulldogs with 15 points, followed by senior Nikki Primus with nine, junior Danica Hanson with eight and sophomore Haileigh [...]
Swanville enters the season with a mix of veteran experience and a bundle of youth, returning three starters from last year’s rotation. As such, the Bulldogs will be leaning heavily on a handful of newcomers and the return of senior Ashley Maciej to complement the trio of senior Nikki Primus (2012/13: 5.1 points per game, [...]