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N.D. REGION 4 GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT: Lakota edges Rolette-Wolford

DEVILS LAKE - Juniors Hannah Ritteman and Ashley Sundre were too much for Rolette-Wolford on Monday. Ritteman, a forward, and Sundre, a guard, each scored 12 points to lead Lakota to a 54-50 victory against Rolette-Wolford in the Region 4 girls b...

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DEVILS LAKE - Juniors Hannah Ritteman and Ashley Sundre were too much for Rolette-Wolford on Monday.

Ritteman, a forward, and Sundre, a guard, each scored 12 points to lead Lakota to a 54-50 victory against Rolette-Wolford in the Region 4 girls basketball quarterfinals in the Devils Lake Sports Center.

The victory lifts 14-9 Lakota into a 6 p.m. semifinal game against 22-1 Minnewaukan-Leeds today.

In the other semifinal, it will be 16-7 Harvey against 18-5 New Rockford-Sheyenne.

In other quarterfinals, Minnewaukan-Leeds defeated Carrington 56-34, Harvey topped North Star 39-27 and New Rockford-Sheyenne edged Rolla-Rock Lake 58-52.

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Lakota 54, Rolette-Wolford 50: Lakota led 25-14 at halftime and 44-34 after three quarters. The Raiders then held off the Comets, who outscored Lakota 16-10 in the final quarter.

"We didn't execute like we wanted to," Rolette-Wolford coach Jason Heinz said. "We didn't play with the intensity that we are capable of playing with."

Brooke Calderwood added 11 points for Lakota. Kristyn Nelson and Kathryn Dunn each had 12 points to pace Rolette-Wolford, which ended its season 15-8.

Lakota finished second in the District 7 tournament and Rolette-Wolford was third in District 8.

"We were picked to finish seventh in the district and finished fourth in the regular season," Heinz said. "We came third out of the district, hoping to have a good showing here; we just lost to a decent team."

Minnewaukan-Leeds 56, Carrington 34: Minnewaukan-Leeds lived up to its billing as the No. 1 seed from District 8.

Sophomore guard Bobbi Grann scored a team-high 13 points to lead Minnewaukan-Leeds to a victory against Carrington.

The Lions led from the start, taking a 14-7 lead after the first quarter and a 29-13 halftime edge.

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Senior guard Brandi Weed added 12 points and junior forward Jordan Callahan 10 for Minnewaukan-Leeds.

Minnewaukan-Leeds shot 39 percent from the field.

"We played hard, we worked hard and the girls came out with a lot of intensity," Minnewaukan-Leeds coach Travis Risovi said.

Risovi said his team will need to take better care of the basketball today against Lakota.

Freshman guard Kali Kurtz paced Carrington with 10 points. The Cardinals ended the season 12-11.

Harvey 39, North Star 27: Senior guard Britney Bachmeier scored 12 points to lead Harvey to the quarterfinal victory against North Star.

Harvey pulled away in the third quarter, outscoring the Bearcats 15-3.

Senior center Megan Vote had a team-high six points for North Star in the low-scoring game.

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North Star ended its season 9-14.

Harvey, which won the District 7 title, will play a team that finished third in District 7 in New Rockford-Sheyenne tonight.

New Rockford-Sheyenne 58, Rolla-Rock Lake 52: Junior center Kristin Allmaras scored a game-high 19 points to lead New Rockford-Sheyenne to the victory against Rolla-Rock Lake.

Allmaras was averaging 7.2 points per game entering the game.

New Rockford-Sheyenne outscored Rolla-Rock Lake 13-5 in the fourth quarter to take control.

Sophomore forward Justene Engels added 16 points and senior forward Tamarra Omoth 10 for the Rockets.

Senior guard Beth Haberstroh had a team-high 17 points for Rolla-Rock Lake, which ended its season at 10-13.

Freshman guard Heather Carlson added 12 points for Rolla-Rock Lake.

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