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Girls basketball: Willmar hands Detroit Lakes first 8-3A loss of the season

Recap from Detroit Lakes girls basketball at Willmar.

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The Detroit Lakes girls basketball team saw its shooting woes continue on Friday night in a 54-26 loss at Willmar.

Ella Okeson led the Lakers (1-5) in scoring with nine points. Elle bettcher had six, while Jacee Hauser had five.

The Cardinals (7-5) held the Lakers to just nine first-half points. Jaida Reiman had a game-high 18 points for Willma, while Sammy Christoffer had 10.

Detroit Lakes’ losing streak extends to five games after the season-opening win against Little Falls. Friday night’s loss was the first Section 8-3A loss for the Lakers this season. Willmar was formerly in Section 5-3A before the Minnesota State High School League realignment.

The Lakers hit the road for Pequot Lakes (11-1) on Thursday.

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DETROIT LAKES 9 17 - 26

WILLMAR 26 28 - 54

SCORING- DETROIT LAKES - Scoring: Ella Okeson 9, Olivia Clark Burnette 1, Gabriella Bettcher 6, Grace Gunderson 3, Ellie Lunde 2, Jacee Hausen 5

WILLMAR - Scoring: Sammy Christoffer 10, Telilie Lange 5, Brielle Ogdahl 2, Grace Haugen 2, Ellary Lange 3, Zoe Schroeder 6, Deshawna Hodges 3, Jaida Reiman 18, Ella Shinn 5

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