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Menahga Lady Braves Beat BOLD, Advance to State Quarterfinals

Menahga Lady Braves Beat BOLD, Advance to State Quarterfinals Click to Enlarge

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A trio of Menahga seniors led the program to their first State Tournament win Thursday afternoon, beating BOLD 65-54.

Cierra Ahlf (21 points), Alyssa Peterson (18 points) and Annika Aho (10 points) combined for 49 of Menahga's 65 points in the win.

“This was a huge, huge win for our program,” Menahga coach Cody Pulju said after the game. “We just got our feet wet last year."

Menahga los both of their games at the 2018 State Tournament, which is the only other appearance for Menahga.

Menahga (30-1) led by 23 points midway through the second half before BOLD went on a run to cut the deficit to nine points. The Lady Braves knocked down 10 three-pointers at a 41.7 percent rate (10-24).

Menahga will play Goodhue (25-6) Friday at 2:00 at Williams Arena. You can watch the game for free at PrepSpotlight.TV. Goodhue beat Mountain Iron Buhl 50-48.


BOLD vs MENAHGA
03/14/19 5:00 pm at Maturi Pavilion

BOLD 54

Total3-pointRebounds
##Playerpfgm-fgafgm-fgaftm-ftaoff-deftotpftpatoblkstlmin
04 Schmitz, Morgan * 3-7 1-2 0-0 2-2 4 2 7 1 0 1 2 26
10 Steffel, Makenna * 7-17 0-1 7-11 5-7 12 5 21 1 8 1 2 36
12 Trongard, Ashley * 4-8 0-4 0-1 3-4 7 3 8 2 2 0 1 35
13 Snow, Makayla * 3-10 0-0 6-9 2-6 8 5 12 2 4 1 3 35
15 Weis, Brenna * 2-9 0-3 2-3 2-1 3 2 6 2 2 0 2 33
02 Henriksen, Bria - 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+
03 Revier, Alex - 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 11
05 Mages, Lanie - 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 4
11 Herdina, Madyson - 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+
23 Snow, Leslie - 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+
25 Meyers, Abby - 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+
31 Ryberg, Mari - 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+
TM TEAM - - - - 2-1 3 - - - 1 - - -
Totals.............. - 19-52 1-10 15-24 17-21 38 17 54 8 20 3 10 180
36.5% 10.0% 62.5%
Team summary:FG3FGFT
1st Half: 7-32 0-8 5-7
21.9% 0.0% 71.4%
2nd Half: 12-20 1-2 10-17
60.0% 50.0% 58.8%

MENAHGA 65

Total3-pointRebounds
##Playerpfgm-fgafgm-fgaftm-ftaoff-deftotpftpatoblkstlmin
03 Peterson, Alyssa * 5-13 3-5 5-6 0-3 3 3 18 3 8 0 3 34
13 Hendrickson, Tara * 4-12 0-2 1-5 2-1 3 4 9 2 3 0 4 27
14 Aho, Annika * 2-4 1-3 5-7 0-1 1 2 10 2 0 0 2 26
21 Ahlf, Cierra * 7-12 5-9 2-2 1-11 12 4 21 1 1 0 3 26
25 Hillukka, Greta * 0-3 0-0 4-4 3-2 5 2 4 1 1 1 0 26
00 Peterson, Lela - 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+
01 Hendrickson, Kate - 0-3 0-1 0-0 2-0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 5
02 Pinoniemi, Maryn - 0-1 0-1 0-0 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
12 Peterson, Martha - 1-4 1-3 0-0 1-1 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 19
20 Tormanen, Janie - 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-0 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 14
23 Pfiefer, Allie - 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0+
TM TEAM - - - - 2-2 4 - - - 1 - - -
Totals.............. - 19-52 10-24 17-24 15-21 36 18 65 10 16 2 12 180
36.5% 41.7% 70.8%
Team summary:FG3FGFT
1st Half: 9-28 5-14 5-6
32.1% 35.7% 83.3%
2nd Half: 10-24 5-10 12-18
41.7% 50.0% 66.7%
Score by Periods 1st 2nd Total
BOLD 19 35 54 Record: (22-6)
MENAHGA 28 37 65 Record: (30-1)


Points in the paint-BOLD 34,MENAHGA 18. Points off turnovers-BOLD 8,MENAHGA 22.
2nd chance points-BOLD 23,MENAHGA 10. Fast break points-BOLD 2,MENAHGA 6.
Bench points-BOLD 0,MENAHGA 3. Score tied-0 times. Lead changed-0 times.
Last FG-BOLD 2nd-01:10, MENAHGA 2nd-03:10.
Largest lead-BOLD None, MENAHGA by 23 2nd-12:13.
Officials: Josh Lamppa, Adam Utsch, Mallory Harber
Technical fouls: BOLD-None. MENAHGA-None.
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