Shumski powers Mustangs’ victory
CLEVELAND – Granada-Huntley-East Chain sophomore post player Rachel Shumski recorded near double-double numbers of a game-leading 27 points, seven rebounds and five steals to pace the Mustangs’ 72-47 Valley Conference basketball victory over the Cleveland Clippers on Thursday night in Cleveland.
Post player Brooke McDonald reached the double-double mark with 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Mustangs, who made 27 of 47 shots from inside the arc.
Emily Zaharia tallied 10 points and made four steals, while Hannah Johanson snagged three steals in the win for the Mustangs.
Taylor Holicky recorded 16 points for the Clippers’ offense that made 14 of 35 shots from the floor, while Cylie Hankins scored 11 points.
Granada-Huntley-East Chain (2-1, 2-1 Valley) travels to Sherburn tonight to play Martin County West in a 7:30 p.m. Valley Conference game.
Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 85, Martin Luther 66 – Kennedy Strauss scored a game-high 32 points to pace the Bulldogs’ 85-66 Valley Conference victory over the Knights on Thursday night in Janesville.
Kaley Anderson netted 19 points to the Bulldogs’ performance.
JWP, which held a 34-33 halftime lead, outscored Martin Luther by a 51-33 margin in the second half.
Kayley Shoen led the Knights with 17 points and eight steals, while teammate Alexis Brummond tallied 12 points in the game.
Kristi Oberdieck neared double-double figures with 11 points and nine boards for Martin Luther.
The Knights sank 24 of 59 shots from the floor and shot 54 percent from the free throw line by sinking 17 of 31 attempts.
Martin Luther (0-3, 0-2 Valley) plays host to Sleepy Eye in a 7:30 p.m. nonconference game on Monday in Northrop.
Newell-Fonda 57, North Union 34 – The Mustangs corralled the Warriors 57-34 during basketball action on Thursday in Newell, Iowa.
Renee Maneman scored a game-high 14 points to pace the Mustangs in the win.
Aurora Oliver scored eight points for North Union, which sank 9 of 41 shots from the floor, while Peyton Oleson netted six points.
Madison Irmiter pulled down nine boards, while Madison Bollig and Dena Looft each snagged five rebounds and made two steals.
Alexis Valvick contributed five rebounds for the Warriors, who made 16 of 22 free throws in the game.
North Union (2-2) travels for a 6 p.m. game against Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire in Graettinger tonight.
No. Union 14-20 – 34
Newell-Fonda 30-27 – 57