West Bend-Mallard/Gil-more City-Bradgate earned a 42-35 win over the Lady E-Hawks Monday night.
In the girls' contest, WBM/GCB earned a 42-35 win. Neither team scored in the first 6:00 of play until Emmetsburg's Ashton Connelly got the lone bucket of the quarter. But, the Lady Wolverines rallied and led 15-12 at the half, then went on for a 26-17 lead after three quarters and took the 42-35 final.
For WBM-GCB, Kayla Banwart had 11 points and Sarah Mader added nine tallies. Ashley Schmidt made eight points, with McKenzie Banwart adding seven points. Courtney Bargman added three points and Cassie Gearhart and Harrison Schmidt each chipped in two points.
Emmetsburg got 14 from Ashton Connelly and nine from Alexa Naig, with Whitney Kibbie adding seven points and Michaela Rehm scoring five points.
The Lady Wolverines open tourney play tonight (Thursday) at 7 p.m. at Bishop Garrigan against the Golden Bears.
Emmetsburg opens tourney play this Saturday at Pocahontas Area when they take on the Indians in a 7 p.m. game.