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Winning streak ends at the hands of Pequot

Mattie and Emily Lueck combined for 32 points Friday night as the Pequot Lakes Patriots snapped a six-game winning streak by Wadena-Deer Creek with a 62-43 Mid-State Conference victory.

Kayla Wangen and Kylie Beltz also reached double figures by scoring 11 points apiece as the Patriots locked up the Mid-State Conference title.

The regular season finale for both clubs saw the Wolverines losing for just the second time since Jan. 19. Brian Silbernick's team ended the regular season with a 10-14 mark and a 4-6 record in conference play.

The red-hot Patriots will take a 21-5 record into the first round up South Sub-Section 8AA action Thursday when they once again face the Wolverines in a 7 p.m. home game. The Pats won the Mid-State title with a 9-1 record.

Courtney Volkmann was WDC's scoring leader with 11 tallies. Hannah Toedter, Rachel Craig and Avery Jackson scored eight apiece.


H. Toedter 8, C. Volkmann 11, A. Jackson 8, R. Craig 8, E. Miron 6, R. Carlisle 2. Totals: 20/2 9-13 43


K. Beltz 11, K. Schmidt 6, M. Lueck 17, S. Thomas 2, E. Lueck 15, K. Wangen 11. Totals: 18/4 14-19 62

Wadena-Deer Creek 23 20 - 43

Pequot Lakes 32 30 - 62