2nd half surge lifts Knights

Published 9:00 am Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Erika Bute scored 23 points and Abbie Theusch added 16 as the Alden-Conger girls’ basketball team beat Madelia, 48-34.

The Knights scored just 16 points in the first half and trailed by two at halftime.

But they exploded for 32 points in the second half.

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Mikenna Erickson grabbed 14 rebounds for the Knights.

The win was the fourth in a row for Alden-Conger, as it has pushed its record to 13-9 with this late-season surge.

It will host Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial at 6 p.m. on Thursday.