Big 2nd quarter helps Bulldogs

Published 8:47 am Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Lake Mills girls’ basketball team had three players score in double-figures on its way to its sixth victory of the season with a 77-60 victory Monday night over Garner-Hayfield-Venutra.

Laura Knudtson led the way with 29 points, and Jewell Gasteiger scored 18 and Teah Kesler put in 14 for the Bulldogs who used a 26-point second quarter to build a 12-point lead at halftime.

“We didn’t come out terribly sharp on offense,” Bulldogs coach Thad Evans said. “But we started to move the ball around a lot better once the game got going.”

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Senior Lexi Groe pulled down 10 rebounds in Monday’s game. That puts her career total at 724 career rebounds, giving her a new school record. She added four points.

Hannah Lau scored 24 points for Garner-Hayfield-Ventura.

Lake Mills is 7-1 on the season  and has scored 70 points or more in six games this season. It is 6-0 when is does so.

Lake Mills will play tonight in Armstrong against North Union.

Tip is scheduled for 6:15 p.m.