MLAC 27-16 = 43
MCW 38-17 = 55
A furious second-half rally brought the Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey girls basketball team to within a single point Wednesday night, but the Wolverines ran out of gas down the stretch, falling 55-43 to Martin County West in the Section 2A playoffs at Trimont.
After trailing by 11 at halftime, the Wolverines started the second half with a 14-4 run, closing to within 42-41 with just over five minutes to go in the game.
But the Mavericks forced three straight turnovers, turning two into fast-break layups. MCW closed the game with a 13-2 run, sealing the victory.
Anika Fast finished with 15 points to lead the Wolverines. Brooke Naas added 11 points in the loss.
Next games: Check for updates after each game.
Windom: vs. Montevideo, March 19
RRC: at HBC (Hills), March 19
WWG: at SWC (Edgerton), March 19