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Northland finishes seventh

UTICA, N.Y.—Northland CTC finished seventh in the NJCAA Division III women's basketball tournament that wrapped up over the weekend.

The Pioneers beat Brookdale Community College of Michigan 85-66 in the seventh-place game Saturday.

ShaRon Miller led Northland with 28 points. Jessica Vedbraaten added 18 points while Megan Swedberg finished with 15. Miller also was named to the all-tournament team.

Northland wrapped up its season 25-5.

Northland lost to Anoka-Ramsey 73-71 in the opening round of the tournament. Hostos Community College of New York beat Northland 67-62 in the consolation semifinals.

Rock Valley, Ill., won the tournament with a 57-49 overtime win over defending champion, Roxbury, Mass. It was Rock Island's fourth title in the past six years.

Mayville's Gayner honored

Mayville State's Andi Gayner is honorable mention on this season's NAIA Division II All-American women's basketball team.

Gayner led the North Star Athletic Association in scoring this season, averaging 19.1 points per game. She also averaged 7.9 rebounds, fourth best in the NSAA.

Gayner led the Comets to a 17-12 record, their sixth straight winning season.

Mayville did not have any seniors on its rosters this season.

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