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Tonsfeldt double leads Spuds past Laker girls

Moorhead senior forward Brooke Tonsfeldt recorded a double-double with 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead Moorhead to a 71-52 victory over Detroit Lakes Tuesday night in Moorhead.

Tonsfeldt was hot early pushing the Spuds to a 15-5 advantage.

The Lakers stayed within a 10-point margin the remainder of the half.

Mikayla Markuson hit a three-point basket to cut Moorhead’s lead to 34-24 and Bre Price had the final bucket of the half to head to the locker room only down eight points.

The Spuds kicked into gear in the second half on a 37-21 run to lead 71-45 with four minutes to play. Freshman guard Ayana Blythe poured in 20 points for Moorhead.

Emily Larson led the Lakers with 12 points; Bre Price had 10. Abby Schramel was limited to eight points after finding foul trouble.

Moorhead has won five consecutive games to improve to 17-6 overall. Detroit Lakes falls to 11-12 and will face Albany in the final home game of the regular season Friday, Feb. 17. The Huskies are 14-8.

DL     26 26 — 52

MHD 34 37 — 71

DL - E. Larson 12, Price 10, Schramel 8, N. Larson 7, Markuson 6,  Manning 5, Clem 2, Kirchner 2.

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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