LATE RUN PUSHES KIMBERLY PAST MARSHFIELD IN DIVISION 1 GIRLS BASKETBALL REGIONAL SEMIFINAL

Updated: Feb 28


Marshfield junior Dani Minsaas. (File photo)

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KIMBERLY – Kimberly used a 10-0 run late in the game to pull past Marshfield and win 58-51 in a WIAA Division 1 girls basketball regional semifinal Friday night at Kimberly High School.


Marshfield led 46-42 with approximately 6 minutes to go before the Papermakers scored 10-straight points to pull ahead for good.


The Tigers came as close as three in the final minute on a basket by Ayana Bousum, but couldn’t get any closer at Kimberly finished the game at the free throw line.


Dani Minsaas scored 20 points and Bousum added 17 for the No. 10 seed Marshfield, which finishes the season with a 13-10 record.


No. 7 seed Kimberly (15-10) moves on to a D-1 regional final at No. 2 Appleton East (21-4) on Saturday. East defeated Appleton North 53-35 on Friday.


MaKenzie Drout scored 25 points for Kimberly.


Papermakers 58, Tigers 51

Marshfield 30 21 - 51

Kimberly 34 24 - 58

MARSHFIELD (51): Zaida Kolbeck 1 0-0 3, Dani Minsaas 9 0-2 20, Abby Ongna 2 0-0 4, Raella Schueller 2 0-1 4, Ashley Grancorvitz 0 0-0 0, Loryn Jakobi 1 0-0 3, Ayana Bousum 7 0-0 17. FG: 22. FT: 0-3. 3-pointers: 7 (Bousum 3, Minsaas 2, Kolbeck 1, Jakobi 1). Fouls: 20. Fouled out: Minsaas. Record: 13-11.

KIMBERLY (58): Alix Kilpatrick 0 0-0 0, Jaydn Dietrich 0 0-0 0, Kate McGinnis 2 0-1 6, MaKenzie Drout 8 7-7 25, Ali Sprangers 3 1-2 9, Grace Kieffer 1 4-4 6, Emma Kilpatrick 4 0-8 8, Raegan Krueger 1 2-2 4. FG: 19. FT: 14-24. 3-pointers: 4 (Drout 2, Sprangers 2). Fouls: 9. Fouled out: none. Record: 15-10.

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