Girls basketball: Lakers' big second half downs Crosby-Ironton

Hauser and Larson shine in Detroit Lakes' sixth win of the season.

Detroit Lakes girls basketball

CROSBY – A 42-point second half was enough to erase a five-point halftime deficit for the Detroit Lakes girls basketball team on Thursday night.

The Lakers (6-9) beat Crosby-Ironton (11-7) 70-58 despite trailing 33-28 at the half. Juniors Jacee Hauser and Abby Larson had led the way for Detroit Lakes. Hauser had a game-high 25 points, while Larson had 17. Sophomore Grace Gunderson also had 13 points in the win.

Josie Schaefer led the Rangers with a team-high 17 points, with 11 of them coming in the first half.

DETROIT LAKES 28 42 - 70

CROSBY-IRONTON- 33 25 - 58

DETROIT LAKES SCORING- Abby Larson 17, Helena Daggett 6, Ella Okeson 1, Elle Bettcher 4, Grace Gunderson 13, Ellie Lunde 4, Jacee Hauser 25

CROSBY-IRONTON SCORING- Kakki Papenfuss 2, Josie Schaefer 15, Bri Miller 5, Margaret Silgen 7, Ellen Sigen 8, Tori Oehrlein, Hannah Pakarinen 2

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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