Girls basketball: lost three games this week

This article submitted by Kristi Lieser on 1/20/98.

The Lady Bulldogs had a busy week as they hosted St. Cloud Cathedral and Sauk Centre, and traveled to Litchfield. Unfortunately, the Bulldogs were unable to come out of any of the games with a win.

On Monday, Jan. 12, the Bulldogs played against the St. Cloud Cathedral Crusaders, and were defeated 64-47.

Amber Michaelis and Carrie Hemmesch led the way for the Bulldogs. Michaelis knocked down 18 points while Hemmesch ripped down seven rebounds.

Paynesville: 14 13 7 13 - 47
Cathedral: 15 23 15 11 - 64

Sauk Centre
On Tuesday, Jan. 13, the Bulldogs hosted the Sauk Centre Mainstreeters, and lost a tough game, 46-35.

At the half, the Bulldogs were down by one with a score of 20-19. The rest of the game belonged to Sauk Centre as they out scored the Bulldogs 26-16 during the second half.

Sophomores Tanya Lieser and Carrie Hemmesch led the Bulldogs. Lieser grabbed eight rebounds and blocked four shots while Hemmesch netted 11 points.

Paynesville : 5 14 6 10 - 35
Sauk Centre: 13 7 14 12 - 46

Litchfield
On Friday, Jan. 16, the Bulldogs traveled to Litchfield to face the Dragons and lost their third straight conference game, 50-40.

Tanya Lieser led the Bulldogs with yet another double-double. She supplied 18 points and 11 rebounds.

Paynesville: 12 17 7 4 - 40
Litchfield: 19 19 4 8 - 50

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