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MARSHFIELD GIRLS BASKETBALL ENDS LOSING SKID WITH WINS AT WAUSAU EAST, EAU CLAIRE MEMORIAL


Marshfield freshman Abby Ongna wrestles away a loose ball during the Tigers’ game Saturday at Eau Claire Memorial. (Photo by Stuart Sundby/For Zaleski Sports)

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The Marshfield girls basketball team won a pair of road games over the weekend, defeating Wausau East 59-30 on Friday and Eau Claire Memorial 49-42 on Saturday.


The Tigers ended a four-game losing skid with the win on Friday and are now 5-11 this season with the two victories.


Danielle Minsaas led a balanced scoring attack with 12 points against East. Quincy Lang and Brianna Varsho each scored nine points, Madison Voss added eight, Loryn Jakobi scored seven and Abby Ongna had six in the win.


Marshfield pulled away with a 36-10 advantage in the second half.


Maddie Michaelis scored 13 points, and Minsaas and Ongna both scored 10 against Memorial.


Marshfield plays its final regular-season road game at Wausau West on Tuesday. The Tigers will finish the season with home games against Wausau East on Feb. 2 and Stevens Point on Feb. 4.


Friday’s Game

Tigers 59, Lumberjacks 30

Marshfield 23 36 - 59

Wausau East 20 10 - 30

MARSHFIELD (59): Madison Voss 3-7 0-0 8, Sophia Gruenling 1-3 0-0 2, Maddie Michaelis 0-7 4-4 4, Danielle Minsaas 4-11 3-3 12, Brianna Varsho 2-3 5-7 9, Hannah Halle 0-0 0-0 0, Quincy Lang 2-8 4-4 9, Abby Ongna 3-4 0-0 6, Kaitlyn Abney 0-0 1-2 1, Loryn Jakobi 2-5 3-4 7, Brooklyn Bohman 0-0 1-2 1. FG: 17-48. FT: 21-26. 3-pointers: 4-18 (Voss 2-6, Minsaas 1-3, Lang 1-6, Varsho 0-1, Michaelis 0-2). Rebounds: 35 (Michaelis 8, Jakobi 8). Turnovers: 11. Fouls: 3. Fouled out: none. Record: 4-11.

WAUSAU EAST (30): Statistics not provided. Record: 0-5, 0-3 Wisconsin Valley Conference.

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Saturday’s Game

Tigers 49, Old Abes 42

Marshfield 37 12 - 49

Eau Claire Memorial 24 18 - 42

MARSHFIELD (49): Madison Voss 8, Sophia Gruenling 2, Maddie Michaelis 13, Danielle Minsaas 10, Quincy Lang 6, Abby Ongna 10. Record: 5-11.

EAU CLAIRE MEMORIAL (42): Lilly Cayley 9, Jeana Sorensen 3, Tessa Hazelton 13, Bella Tangley 2, Josie Barstad 4, Anna Hoitomt 5, Brenna Lasher 6. Record: 5-8.

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