Bella Westerlund brings the ball up the court for the Gobblers.

The Pillager Huskies connected on seven first-half 3-point baskets, grabbed 14 offensive rebounds and forced the Gobblers to commit 15 turnovers during the opening period to defeat the home team 71-37, Jan. 16. Rae Nyberg scored 10 points and grabbed 7 rebounds to lead Aitkin; Ally Ehnstrom and Teagan Piecek added 8 points each; Bella Westerlund and Jenna Cline scored 4 points apiece; Sarah McMillan had 3 points and 8 rebounds.

Pillager  53   18 – 71

Aitkin    21    16 – 37


On Jan. 14, the Braham Bombers defeated Aitkin 71-36. Rae Nyberg’s 16 points and 7 rebounds led the Gobblers; Ally Ehnstrom added 5 points; Jill Cline 4; Bella Westerlund and Jenna Cline 3 each; while Taryn Olson and Kendra Gruhlke had 2 points apiece; Teagan Piecek had 1 free throw. Sarah McMillan grabbed 7 rebounds.

Aitkin  16 20 – 36

Braham 47 24 – 71


Aitkin’s junior varsity defeated Pillager 41-31. Teagan Piecek scored 9 points; Ella Janzen tallied 8; Bree Voller and Mackenzie Hamilton added 7 each; Taryn Olson 4; Sophie Snyder 3; Emma Miles 2; and Jill Cline 1.

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