Wolverine girls sidelined in regional semifinal, 47-46
West Bend-Mallad/GC-B saw its season come to an end in a thrilling, 47-46 loss to West Sioux Friday night (Feb. 15) in a Class 1A Regional Tournament semifinal round game at Hartley. The Wolverines, who bow out at 10-11, were led in scoring by Ashley Schmidt with 10 points. Cassie Gearhart made nine, followed with Courtney Bargman with eight, Kenzie Grimm with seven, Sarah Mader with six and Kayla Banwart with four. Kaylee Lanus added two.
WBM/GCB kept its season alive with a 54-39 victory over Storm Lake St. Mary's Tuesday night (Feb. 12) at Laurens. Kenzie Grimm scored 18 points, Cassie Gearhart added 16 and Kayla Banwart made 8 to lead the Wolverines.
St. Mary's, 5-18, was led by Jasmine Demers with 22 points.
West Sioux advances into a regional final with Central Lyon on Feb. 18.
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