Strong second half lifts Knights over Bucs in Sub-Section Semifinals

Jay Schneider,

WEM sophomore Ashlyn Pelant scored six points and added four assists and four steals in a Section 2AA South Sub-Section win over St. Clair Tuesday, Feb. 28. (Jay Schneider photo)

Class A No. 9 rated Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial outscored the WEM girls basketball team 34-25 in the second half, helping them defeat the Bucs, 60-48 in the Section 2AA, South Sub-Section Semifinals Thursday, March 2 at Mankato East.

The Knights, 27-1 overall and winners of 20 straight games, had defeated WEM 64-45 February 13.

The contest Thursday was much closer than the 12-point victory margin. One little scoring spurt was enough to push the Knights into the Sub-Section Championship against NRHEG, a winner over Waseca in the other Sub-Section Semifinal.

The two teams were tied at 32-all following an Alayna Atherton field goal with 12:45 remaining.

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