ELK MOUND — Using a 31 point second quarter, the Elk Mound girls’ basketball team had the game put away at the half in a 61-37 win at home over the Boyceville Bulldogs December 2. The win put Elk Mound at 4-0 and set up an early season showdown at Colfax December 5.
Leading 10-4 after the first quarter, six different players scored in the explosive second quarter including Elizabeth Fasbender with 10 points on three free throws, a triple and a pair of close range shots, McKenna McVey with eight coming from four deuces, Kami King added six points on two shots from behind the arc, Sarah Winchester came up with three points on a bucket and free toss and Riley Radtke and Waive Melgaard both hit a pair of free throws.
The Mounders maintained their big lead at 56-27 heading into the final stanza and tacked on five fourth quarter points by deuces from Hannah Cedarblade and Radtke and a Megan Krall freebie.
“We had a slow start but played well offensively in the second quarter,” coach Jordan Kongshaug said. “We continue to get great contribution from all of our kids which has allowed us to get off to a successful start to our season,” he added.
McVey led the Mounders in the scoring department with 15 points and Fasbender added 12. Elk Mound was 13 for 18 at the foul line while Boyceville was there pretty often and hit 23 of 28 free throws.
ELK MOUND (61) McVey 6-3-3-15, Fasbender 4-3-5-12, Radtke 3-2-2-9, King 3-0-0-9, Winchester 3-2-3-8, Cedarblade 2-0-0-5, Melgaard 0-2-2-2, Krall 0-1-2-1
BOYCEVILLE (37) S. Marlett 4-7-9-15, C. Malean 1-5-6-8, A. Bird 1-2-4-5, M. Riek 1-2-2-4, A. Peterson 0-3-3-3, B. Hellmann 0-2-2-2
THREE POINTERS: King 3, Cedarblade 1, Fasbender 1, Radtke 1, Bird 1, Malean 1