Lady Spartans win 2 [UPDATED]Published 9:39am Monday, December 19, 2011 Updated 11:40am Monday, December 19, 2011
The M State Lady Spartans got off to a fast start on Friday afternoon against the Rainy River Voyageurs in Brainerd. M State controlled a 38-29 halftime lead, and scored 38 more points in the second half to coast to a 76-61 victory.
Freshman Rhoda Christenson led the Lady Spartans with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Teammates Taylor Brue and Jordyn Campbell both had 14 points.
Voyaguer Lenae Rash had 35 points and nine rebounds to keep Rainy River competitive throughout the entire game.
“We kept our composure and our depth helped us win this game in the final 10 minutes,” said Lady Spartan assistant coach Janice Hendrickson.
M-State Women downs Fon Du Lac
The M State Lady Spartans won the second Central Lakes Classic game on Saturday afternoon against Fon Du Lac by a score of 92-44 in Brainerd. The Lady Spartans led 42-26 at the half and crushed Fon Du Lac in the second half by out scoring Fon Du Lac 50-18.
Christenson played another great game for M State, scoring a team- high 28 points. Campbell added 15 points and Brue added 14 points and four assists.
As a team, M State only had eight turnovers, while they forced the Thunder to 25 turnovers.