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Photo by Brittin Roberts Verndale's Elizabeth Johnson (11) pulls the trigger on a jump shot in Tuesday's Park Region Conference game at New York Mills.

Verndale girls triumph

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Three Verndale cagers scored in double figures as Pirates topped New York Mills 51-42 in a Park Region Conference tilt.

Elizabeth Johnson had one of her best offensive nights of the season scoring a team-high 15 points. Teresa Moenkedick was right behind with 14 tallies and Megan Richter tacked up 10.

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Mills' Ellie Rutten led all scorers with 17 points. Megan Cole scored 10 from the outside.

VERNDALE (51)

L. Yungbauer 6, E. Johnson 15, K. Richter 1, M. Richter 10, A. Richter 4, T. Moenkedick 14, J. Swenson 1. Totals: 12/5 12-20 51

NEW YORK MILLS (42)

M. Cole 10, A. Hendrickx 2, E. Rutten 17, E. Roberts 5, J. Imsande 5, M. Pyle 3. Totals: 17 8-20 42

New York Mills 19 23 -- 42

Verndale 31 20 -- 51

Verndale 57, Henning 54

Eight Pirates contributed to the scoring Thursday night in a Park Region Conference win over Henning.

Teresa Moenkedick sparked the victory by scoring all 17 of her points in the second half.

The Hornets held a 33-25 lead at halftime as Gretchen Freed scored all 12 of her game points and Sadie Ellenson netted 10 of her 14.

The Pirates controlled the second half 32-21.

Casey Haugdahl was Henning's top scorer in the second half with eight points. Haugdahl finished the game with 10 points.

Elizabeth Johnson backed Moenkedick with 11 points.

VERNDALE (57)

l. Yungbauer 7, E. Johnson 11, K. Richter 5, J. Schluttner

4, M. Richter 4, A. Richter 7, T. Moenkedick 17, J. Swenson

2. Totals: 21/2 9-16 57

HENNING (54)

S. Freed 7, S. Ellenson 14, R. Johnson 4, C. Haugdahl 10, G.

Freed 12, M. Kaiser 7. Totals: 17/4 8-10 54

Verndale 25 32 - 57

Henning 33 21 - 54

Fouls: Verndale 15, Henning 14

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