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SPENCER – Bella Opelt scored 20 points and Amelia Trunkel added 18 as the Neillsville girls basketball team won its season opener, defeating Spencer 65-24 in a Cloverbelt Conference East Division game Thursday night at Spencer High School.

Ten Neillsville players scored in all as the Warriors earned a win in their first game of the season.

Zalexis Mannigel and Heavyn Kind each scored six points for Spencer, which drops to 1-2 overall and in the Cloverbelt East.

Spencer hosts Wausau Newman in a nonconference game Monday. Neillsville returns to action Tuesday at home against Owen-Withee.

Warriors 65, Rockets 24

Neillsville - 65

Spencer - 24

NEILLSVILLE (65): Bella Opelt 20, D. Rochester 3, Arianna Rochester 3, Amelia Trunkel 18, Kiley Boyer 2, Paris Opelt 6, Terren Stockheimer 7, Amanda Schneider 2, Voight 2, Skylar Hart 2. Record: 1-0 overall and Cloverbelt Conference East Division.

SPENCER (24): Zalexis Mannigel 6, Heavyn Kind 6, Rebecca Mlsna 5, Amber Becker 5, Cassidee Widmann 2. Record: 1-2 overall and Cloverbelt Conference East Division.

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