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Maroons hold off Blue Jays

Stanley- The Divide County Maroons took home a hard fought win over the Stanley Blue Jays in District 16 action.

The Maroons took a seven point lead with one and a half minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, but the Blue Jays would make things very interesting before the night was over.

8th Grader Logan Lapica would grab a rebound and get a put back to cut the lead to five points with a little over a minute left. Abby Iverson would cut the lead to just two points when she converted a three point play on the following possession.


Taylor Dean driving to the basket (Photo by Ian Grande)


More Pictures: Stanley Blue Jays vs. Divide County Maroons (Pictures)

Lauryn Heide would extend the Maroon’s lead back to 4 points with a couple of clutch free throws. Caitlyn Enger would answer back with 20 left to cut the lead to two points once again. Heide would connect on another free throw to pull it back to a three point lead. Freshman Taylor Dean would add a quick score to cut it to one point, but the Blue Jays could get no closer and they would fall by a final score of 51-49.

Heide poured in a game high 26 points for the Maroons.

Divide County will travel to Burke County on Thursday, while the Blue Jays travel to Ray on Thursday.

Divide County 11 8 17 17 (51)

Stanley 6 13 13 17 (49)

DC: Heide 26, Hallgree 16, Erickson 4, Sabe 3, Johnson 2

Stanley: Iverson 15, Dean 12,  Lapica 9, Enger 6, Schmidt 4, Sorenson 2, Meyer 1


Junior Varsity Box Score:

Stanley (JV)  11 10 13 11 (45)

Divide County (JV) 10 8 8 16 (42)

Stanley (JV): Ruden 21, Lindberg 6, Lapica 5, Larson 5, Meyer 4, Sorenson 2, Dazell 2

DC (JV): Grote 10, Johnson 9, Heide 7, Vignes 5, Krecklau 4, Selle 4, Smithberg 2, McCombs 1

-Ian Grande is the Editor of the Stanley Gazette. For any questions or to report any scores please email StanleyGazette@gmail.com

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