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Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Eagles top Cardinals in OT

Luverne 22-32-06 = 60
Windom 29-25-10 = 64

The Windom Eagle girls basketball team saw an 11-point second half lead evaporate on the home floor Monday night.

But after holding off Luverne to force overtime, the Eagles got a pair of key three-pointers from Kait Huska, helping spark a 64-60 Windom win.

The Eagles were sharp from long distance all night, draining 10 three-pointers as a team. Seven of those came from Huska, including three in the first half to stake Windom to a 29-22 lead.

Luverne battled back in the second half after the Eagles had built the lead to 41-30, forcing overtime with a basket in the final 30 seconds.

In overtime, the Eagles jumped to the lead on a three-pointer from Huska, a basket by Delaney Smith and another Huska trey.

Allison Letcher hit a pair of free throws in the closing seconds, sealing the win.

Huska led the Eagles with 21 points. Letcher and Jadyn Wormstadt each added 13. 

Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: at Blue Earth, Feb. 25
MLAC: at AE (Adrian), Feb. 23
RRC: vs. MCC (at Lamberton), Feb. 23
WWG: vs. HLOF (at Westbrook), Feb. 23

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