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Photo by Brittin Roberts Wadena-Deer Creek senior Kelsi Crawford (40) muscles her way inside the Staples-Motley defense during Friday night's Mid-State Conference victory.

Lakers snap WDC's 5-game streak

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Mike Hoganson's Detroit Lakes girls stopped a four-game slide Tuesday by handing Wadena-Deer Creek's sizzling team a 50-46 Mid-State Conference loss.

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The loss snapped a five-game winning streak by the Wolverines and dropped the WDC club to 14-3 overall and 4-3 in the Mid-State.

The Lakers were able to claim a regular season sweep of the Wolverines and pull into a conference tie with WDC. Hoganson's club has a lackluster 7-9 record overall.

On a night when neither Courtney or Caitlin Volkmann figured in the scoring, guard Avery Jackson led the Wolverines with 12 points. Emily Miron came up with 11.

The Wolverines held a slim 24-23 lead at the half on the Detroit Lakes court.

Kayli Muckenhirn led the Lakers with 14 points. Courtney Hedstrom had 13 and Jenny Matter scored 10.

WADENA-DEER CREEK (46)

A. Jackson 12, E. Miron 11, Heather Theisen 6, Hope Theisen 7, K. Crawford 6, R. Craig 4. Totals: 16 14-20 46

DETROIT LAKES (50)

C. Gray 6, T. Tschnider 5, C. Hedstrom 13, J. Matter 10, K. Muckenhirn 14, T. Hutchinson 2.

Wadena-Deer Creek 24 22 -- 46

Detroit Lakes 23 27 -- 50

WDC 70, Staples-Motley 59

Four players scored in double figures Friday as the Wolverines beat the Cardinals for their fifth straight win.

Kelsi Crawford scored 15 points while Courtney Volkmann scored 14, Emily Miron netted 12 and Caitlin Volkmann had 10. The Wolverines shot 57 percent from the field.

Jaelin Beachy canned 19 points for the Cards while Jasmine McGillvray hit five treys. Abby Smith scored 10 points before fouling out.

The Cards turned the ball over 30 times and had two of their players foul out.

The Wolverines ended the month with a record of 7-1.

STAPLES-MOTLEY (59)

K. Pearson 4, J. Beachy 19, M. Wing 7, A. Smith 10, J.

McGillvray 15, K. Rice 2, B.J. Mathe 2. Totals: 10/10 9-12

59

WADENA-DEER CREEK (70)

A. Jackson 3, Caitlin Volkmann 10, Courtney Volkmann 14, E.

Miron 12, Heather Theisen 2, Hope Theisen 9, K. Crawford 15,

M. Moenkedick 1, R. Craig 4. Totals: 20/4 18-32 70

S-M 18 41 -- 59

WDC 21 49 -- 70

Fouls: S-M 30, WDC 13

Fouled Out: B.J. Mathe, A. Smith (S-M)

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