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Otters hand Laker girls first loss

Fergus Falls handed Detroit Lakes their first loss of the season in a 71-42 Section 8AAA girls basketball victory at the Kennedy Secondary School Gold Gymnasium in Fergus Falls Tuesday, Dec. 5.

The Otters built a 20-point lead by halftime going to the break up 37-17.

Ellie Colbeck led all scorers with 20 points; she added six rebounds and four assists.

Lauryn Manning was the lone Laker in double figures with 13 points. Breanna Price scored nine points; Emily Larson added eight.

Three other Otters joined Colbeck in double digits: Sam Evavold scored 13 points; Sabrina Fronning chipped and Lily Pearson each had 11 points.

Fergus Falls improved to 2-1 on the season.

The loss snapped a three-game winning streak to open the season for DL (3-1). The Lakers play at Pequot Lakes (2-2) Friday, Dec. 7 in a Mid-State Conference matchup.

DL 17 25 - 42

FF 37 34 - 71

DL - Lauryn Manning 13, Breanna Price 9, Emily Larson 8, Ellie Lunde 5, Sarah Tangen 3, McKinna Greggersen 2, Brianna Clem 1, Kylee Price.

FF - Ellie Colbeck 20, Sam Evavold 13, Lily Pearson 11, Sabrina Fronning 11, Paige Pearson 4, Anzie Aho 4, Anna Anderson 3, Carlie Meis 2, Nycole Mouritsen 2, Andreya Lockett 1.

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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