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Laker junior Shay Nielsen battles for an offensive rebound under the Thief River Falls net during Thursday night’s 70-57 win over the previously undefeated Prowlers in Ralph Anderson Gym. Thief River Falls was ranked third in the state in class 3-A. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Girls Basketball: DL scores big upset over undefeated TRF

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The Detroit Lakes Lakers upset previously undefeated No. 3 3-A Thief River Falls 70-57 Thursday evening in a top 25 Section 8 girls basketball matchup.


The Prowlers came into the game undefeated at 16-0 with a Quality Results Formula (QRF) ranking of No. 8 in Class 3-A. The Lakers are QRF ranked No. 23 with a record of 11-4.

DL’s junior center Shay Nielsen led all scorers with 22 points. Kyley Foster (13) and Trisa Hutchinson (12) were both in double figures.

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Robert Williams
Robert is the Sports Editor of Detroit Lakes Newspapers. Williams worked prior in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 
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