Wednesday, March 20, 2013


Richfield and Redwing went up against each other in the semi-finals if the class AAA Minnesota State High School League's state girls basketball tournament.

The game got off to a quick start. Both teams took awhile to get used to each other.

At the first media timeout with 14:52 left in the first half the score was Richfield 9 and Red Wing 5.

Both teams dove on the floor to go afer loose balls. Neither team gave up easy shots in the first half. Each shot was contested.

There was a media timeout with 11:03 left in the first half. The score was Richfield 13 and Red Wing 10.

Richfield looked to get the ball down the floor quickly as they wanted to get baskets in transition.

Richfiled looked to get the ball into the hands of Jessica January. January was all over the floor. She was able to get to the basket and hit shots that she put up.

The score went back and forth throughout the first half. Neither team was able to go on a run. The defensive pressure that each team applied didn't both the other team.

The game was close throughout the first half. Richfield did a good job finding January. She was all over the floor in the first half.

There were many ties and lead changes in the first half. Neither team was able to go on a run in the first half.

Jessica January picked up her third foul late in the first half. She sat for the last 3:30 of the first half in foul trouble.

At halftime he score was Red Wing 35 and Richfield 28.

As the second half got underway Richfield countinued to attack the basket as they did in the first half.

Both teams were not afraid to shoot the ball at any chance that they got. Red Wing went to a zone defense to start the second half.

At the first media timeout with 14:59 left in regulation. The score was Red Wing 37 and Richfield 30.

Red Wing was able to take Richfield out of the game in the second half.

Richfield didn't back down as they wre able to hit shots and get the mountium. January came up with some key three-point shots midway through the second half.

Richfield tied the game at 40 with 11:40 left in regulation.

Richfield was able to score baskets in transition. Red Wing was able to make some quick baskets and hit baskets in key points in the contest.

The game was intense throughout the second half. Neiter team went on a run in the game.

Both teams gave it their all on the floor as they each played hard in the contest. Both teams dove on the floor after loose balls and went hard after rebounds.

It was a very physical game. Both teams dove on the floor after loose balls and rebounds.

Red Wing came away with the 61-59 victory over Richfield.

The leading scorers for Red Wing were Tesha Buck with 18 points, Macy Kelly with 13 points, McKenzie Muelken with 12 points.

The leading scorers for Richfield were Jessica January with 29 points and Kaily Adams with 13 points.

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