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|Paynesville Press - February 25, 2004|
Huskies top Dogs to secure WCCN title
The Albany Huskies defeated the Bulldogs girls' basketball team 68-41 last week to secure the conference title. The Huskies were undefeated in nine conference games through Monday, Feb. 23, after completing a season sweep of the Bulldogs, who finished second in the West Central Conference North.|
Junior Kendra Johnson scored two points as the Bulldogs lost to Albany last week.
Albany beat the Bulldogs 86-54 in January in Paynesville and won in Albany 68-41 on Tuesday, Feb. 17.
The Huskies led 31-20 at the half and 47-34 after three quarters. They broke open the game by outscoring the Dogs 21-7 in the fourth quarter.
The state-rated Huskies are 19-4 this season. They qualified for the Class AA state tourney last year.
The Bulldogs, who ended their conference season with a record of 7-3, are now 14-6 overall.
This week, the Bulldogs will play their final regular-season game. The Dogs will host state-rated ACGC on Thursday in Paynesville.
Next week, the Bulldogs will start the subsection playoffs. The Dogs are seeded third, behind #1 NL-S and #2 EV-W. In the first round, the Dogs will host #6 Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted on Thursday, March 4, at 7 p.m.
STATISTICS: 3-pointers - 3 Brittany Lieser 2; Hess 1; Rebounds - 21 Glenz 9; Assists - 7 Hess 3; Johnson 3; Steals - 15 Glenz 5; Hess 4; Wendlandt 2; Blocks - 1.
Albany 68 - Kari Wolford 20; Joanne Noreen 18; Sarah Korneck 13; Dani Gill 7; Danielle Fritz 4; Sarah Eisenschenk 4; Kayla Korneck 2; TOTALS: FG 25, FT 15/20, 3's 3.
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