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day, with a key game ….

day, with a key game at Columbus Catholic. At the same time, Neillsville is at Colby in another game that could shake up the standings heading into the break.

“The girls all played great,” Weir said. “We need to keep this intensity up for Columbus on Thursday.”

Gilman 71, Granton 21

The Pirates jumped out to a 32-8 halftime lead Friday and was able to allow everyone to get a piece of the court action in a 71-21 win over host Granton.

Gilman tore through Granton’s defense to shoot 50% overall from the field (30 of 60), including 28 of 53 on two-point shots. They also forced 15 steals against the offensively-challenged Bulldogs.

Grace Grunseth hit eight of 13 shots overall and finished with a game-high 16 points. She had six steals, four assists and three rebounds in the win. Aubrey Syryczuk added a career-high 14 points, including both of Gilman’s made 3-pointers, and had three assists and two steals.

Warner hit double digits with 11 points while making five of 10 shots from the field and grabbed seven rebounds. Emma Grunseth had eight points and eight rebounds.

From there, the numbers were spread out. Tatum Weir had seven points, seven rebounds and two blocked shots. Kya Dietzler scored her first four varsity points and had a rebound and an assist. Lydia Syryczuk scored three points and had five rebounds, four assists and three steals.

Schmitt, James, Waichulis and Vick scored two points each. Those were Vick’s first varsity points. Waichulis had three assists. Schmitt had two rebounds.