The Jackson County Central girls’ basketball team took control early Monday night against Blue Earth Area and never let up in an 84-37 victory. The win is the fifth in the last six games for the Huskies, who improve to 14-7 on the season.
The Huskies used a 10-0 run early to lead 10-2, then used 11-0 and 8-0 runs later in the half to build a 48-23 halftime lead.
JCC continued to dominate in the second half, outscoring BEA 36-14 after the break.
The Huskies had three players score at least 20 points, which is believed to be a first in team history. Sadie Voss scored 27 points, Maci Farmer tallied 25 and Rylie Cother added 21. Cother scored 19 of her points in the first half.
Kylee Wenzel, Georgianna Wenzel and Brylee Anderson each scored three points and Megan Benson tallied two.
Farmer, Voss and Cother all grabbed eight rebounds apiece and Cother had nine assists. Kylee Wenzel pulled down five boards and Voss, Cother and Destiny Timmer each had three steals.
The Huskies continue a busy stretch of basketball by playing at Marshall Tuesday. Then they play at Tri-City United Friday and host Caledonia Saturday. JCC then hosts Martin County West Monday to cap a stretch in which the Huskies play seven games in 11 days.
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