Warrior girls pick up one win, lose two in busy basketball week
By Charlie Warner
Argus News Editor
The Caledonia girls basketball team had a busy week, picking up one win and losing two. The Warriors picked up a Three Rivers Conference win over Kingsland on Jan. 24, lost a TRC game to Chatfield Friday night and lost a non-conference game to La Crosse Logan Saturday.
The Warriors now have a 13-7 season record and are 10-3 in the TRC.
Warriors 44, Kingsland 36
The Warriors entertained Kingsland on Jan. 24 and sent the Knights back to Fillmore County with a 44-36 loss.
The game was a close affair throughout, with the visitors holding a 20-18 halftime lead. Caledonia was able to out-score the Knights 26-16 in the second half for the win.
Taylor Winjum led the Warriors with 21 points. She also had six rebounds and three steals. Maddy Mullins also hit double figures with 12 points. She had three rebounds, three steals and one assist. Hannah Russert had five points, nine rebounds and two steals and Carli Dahlberg had five points, two rebounds and one steal to round out the scoring for the Warriors.
Shannon Doering did not score but had seven rebounds, Lauren Rusert was held scoreless but had four rebounds and a steal, Marie Doering, who had been out with a broken hand since the holiday break, had four rebounds and Lottie Augedahl had four rebounds and one steal.
The Warriors made 15 of 21 free throws (71 percent), made 3 of 11 treys (27 percent) and 13 of 55 from the field (24 percent). They only had six turnovers.
Chatfield 50, Warriors 32
The Chatfield Gophers came to town Friday evening and returned with an 18-point win.
The visitors were up 31-19 at the half and then outscored the Warriors 19-13 in the second half for the 50-32 win.
Winjum led the Warriors with 12 points and four rebounds. Maria Fruechte, back for the first time since breaking her arm during a Dec. 27 game at Spring Grove, scored five points, had eight rebounds and three steals. Mullins had five points, four rebounds and two steals, Russert added four points, four rebounds and one steal, Marie Doering had three points and four rebounds and Augedahl had three points and one rebound. Rusert did not score but had two rebounds and one assist, Dahlberg was held scoreless but had two rebounds and one steal.
The Warriors made 9 of 17 free throws (53 percent), made 10 of 44 from the field (23 percent) and 3 of 16 treys (19 percent). They had 10 turnovers in the game.
La Crosse Logan 55, Warriors 52
The Warriors hosted Logan in a non-conference game Saturday night and lost by three points.
The Warriors held a six point lead (29-23) at the half, but the visitors outscored Caledonia 32-23 in the second half for the win.
Winjum led the Warriors with 21 points. She also had five rebounds. Mullins had eight points, 12 rebounds and one steal, Rusert had seven points, three rebounds and two steals, Shannon Doering had seven points and five rebounds, Dahlberg had four points and one rebound, Marie Doering had three points, three rebounds and one steal and Trece Frank had two points and three rebounds.
The Warriors had a busy night shooting free throws, as they made 25 of 36 (66 percent). They made 3 of 11 treys (27 percent) and were 12 of 36 from the field (32 percent). They had 12 turnovers in the game.
The Warriors have two TRC road games this week. On Jan. 31 they travel to St. Charles and Friday night they’re at Lewiston-Altura.