MARSHFIELD GIRLS BASKETBALL DEFEATS WAUSAU EAST FOR THIRD-STRAIGHT WIN

Updated: Dec 23, 2021


Marshfield's Zaida Kolbeck. (File photo)

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WAUSAU – The Marshfield girls basketball extended a two-point halftime lead with a dominant second half and defeated Wausau East 71-53 in a Wisconsin Valley Conference game Tuesday at East High School.


Marshfield led 26-24 at halftime before outscoring the Lumberjacks 45-29 in the second half to win its third-straight game.


Marshfield is now 4-3 overall and 3-1 in the Wisconsin Valley Conference. Wausau East falls to 2-7 and 0-3 in the Valley.


Dani Minsaas had 17 points, Ashley Grancorvitz added 15 and Ayana Bousum had 12 for Marshfield.


Madisyn Krueger went 6-for-6 at the free throw line and scored 12 points to lead East. Lily Messman added nine points and seven rebounds.


East will return to action Jan. 3 with a nonconference game at Menomonie.


Marshfield will host Neenah in nonconference action Thursday.


Tigers 71, Lumberjacks 53

Marshfield 26 45 - 71

Wausau East 24 29 - 53

MARSHFIELD (71): Madison Voss 1-2 2-2 5, Sophia Gruenling 0-0 0-0 0, Elise Posteluk 0-0 0-0 0, Zaida Kolbeck 0-5 6-8 6, Dani Minsaas 4-14 6-7 17, Abby Ongna 5-8 2-2 12, Ashley Grancorvitz 4-5 7-10 15, Loryn Jakobi 2-4 0-1 4, Ayana Bousum 4-10 2-2 12, Cami Wucherpfennig 0-0 0-0 0, Brooklyn Bohman 0 0-0 0. FG: 20-48. FT: 25-32. 3-pointers: 6-22 (Minsaas 3-9, Bousum 2-6, Voss 1-2, Kolbeck 0-4, Jakobi 0-1). Record: 4-3, 3-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference.

WAUSAU EAST (53): Hailey Valiska 1-7 4, Claire Coushman 2-4 1-5 6, Graysen Burger 0-0 2-2 2, Lily Messman 3-12 3-5 9, Madisyn Krueger 2-10 6-6 12, Charlie Place 2-6 0-0 4, Jessica Nardi 4-5 0-0 8. FG: 14-44. FT: 13-20. 3-pointers: 4-19 (Krueger 2-9, Coushman 1-2, Valiska 1-3, Place 0-1, Messman 0-4). Rebounds: 21 (Messman 7). Record: 2-7, 0-3 Wisconsin Valley Conference.

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