Area Girls



Gretchen Burns scored 16 points to lead Peabody-Burns to a 40-32 win on Goessel’s home floor. The loss was the first of the season for the Bluebirds (5-1).

Goessel led at the half 21-15, but was unable to hold the lead down the stretch. Tara Goertzen was high scorer for Goessel with eight points.

Burns scored eight points in each half and Marie Unruh added nine for the Warriors.

Last Tuesday, Goessel beat the Inman Teutons, 49-42, for the Bluebirds’ fifth straight win.

Anchored by a 32-17 halftime advantage, Goessel withheld an Inman surge in the second to hang on to the seven-point victory.

Melinda Stucky poured in 23 points to lead Goessel.

Jill Neufield led the Teutons with 12.


Hope led by three at halftime, 27-24, and went on to beat Centre, 51-45, last Tuesday night at Centre.

Raschelle Jirak paced Centre with 11 points.

J. Krause led Hope with 19 and K. Gruber scored 10.

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