Fergus Falls handed Detroit Lakes their first loss of the season in a 71-42 Section 8AAA girls basketball victory at the Kennedy Secondary School Gold Gymnasium in Fergus Falls Tuesday, Dec. 5.
The Otters built a 20-point lead by halftime going to the break up 37-17.
Ellie Colbeck led all scorers with 20 points; she added six rebounds and four assists.
Lauryn Manning was the lone Laker in double figures with 13 points. Breanna Price scored nine points; Emily Larson added eight.
Three other Otters joined Colbeck in double digits: Sam Evavold scored 13 points; Sabrina Fronning chipped and Lily Pearson each had 11 points.
Fergus Falls improved to 2-1 on the season.
The loss snapped a three-game winning streak to open the season for DL (3-1). The Lakers play at Pequot Lakes (2-2) Friday, Dec. 7 in a Mid-State Conference matchup.
DL 17 25 - 42
FF 37 34 - 71
DL - Lauryn Manning 13, Breanna Price 9, Emily Larson 8, Ellie Lunde 5, Sarah Tangen 3, McKinna Greggersen 2, Brianna Clem 1, Kylee Price.
FF - Ellie Colbeck 20, Sam Evavold 13, Lily Pearson 11, Sabrina Fronning 11, Paige Pearson 4, Anzie Aho 4, Anna Anderson 3, Carlie Meis 2, Nycole Mouritsen 2, Andreya Lockett 1.