What a win! Jaguar girls basketball team scores biggest playoff win in school history, 77-26 over C-G-B
Maggie Gruber secures a rebound for the Jaguars early in the first half tonight in their playoff opener. She was one of four seniors playing their final home game of their careers in the blue and silver.
After jumping out to a commanding 48-17 lead at halftime, the 7th-seeded Jaguars girls basketball team limited Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley to nine second half points in a 77-26 blowout to start the sub-section playoffs. It is their eighth win in a row, tying the school record for consecutive girls basketball wins at B-B-E.
With their win over #10-seed C-G-B, the Jaguars (14-12) now travel to #2 seed Parkers Prairie for quarterfinal action on Thursday, March 3, at 7:00pm. A win that night would send the Jaguars into the sub-section semifinals, and their game would be at 7:30pm this Saturday (Mar. 5) at the University of Minnesota-Morris P.E. Center on Jim Gremmels Court.
The sub-section championship is next Tuesday at 8pm back at UMM.
The Panthers are the #2 seed, with a 22-3 overall record. Since starting the season 18-0, the Panthers have gone 4-3 in the final seven games of their regular season. They are the defending sub-section and Section 6A champions, bringing back a core group of players from a team that took third place in last year's Class A state tournament.
Ashley Kirckof's three pointer made it 38-12 with just over three minutes left in the first half in tonight's playoff opening win.
Starter introduction prior to tip off tonight...
Jaguars go up 65-23 with 10:45 left in the game...
Sub-Section 6A-South girls basketball playoff opener results:
Brandon/Evansville 23, Ashby 14 (crazy)
Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 59, Henning 45
Area boys basketball scores on Feb. 28:
CMCS 56, K-M-S 49
Redwood Valley 86, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 84
Minnesota Transition Charter 73, Springfield 63
NL-S 68, Foley 49
Montevideo 75, Lac qui Parle Valley 50
Don't forget, you can view photo albums of recent B-B-E Jaguar varsity action at the Sauk Centre Herald website. The link is http://saukherald.mycapture.com. An album with photos from tonight's girls basketball win will be added early Tuesday morning.
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