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Ellsworth, Prescott girls' hoops fall in MBC games

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Ellsworth and Prescott high school's girls basketball teams both were beaten in Middle Border Conference games Tuesday, both played away from Pierce County.

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Prescott suffered a heartbreaking overtime loss at Amery 42-41. PHS couldn't hold onto a 20-14 halftime lead as the Warriors outscored them 12-2 in the third quarter. Elly Boles and Katy Syverson both scored 14 points each for the Cardinals, who are 4-7 overall and 2-5 in the league. Prescott won't have much time to stew over the loss as they play at St. Croix Central Thursday.

Ellsworth was beaten by No. 6 ranked Baldwin-Woodville 58-31, although it was better showing for EHS than the 52-17 score in the season opener for the two teams. Kelsey Betthauser had 18 points and Chelsy Strom five points for the Panthers, who are now 1-9 overall and still winless in league play at 0-6. Ellsworth is at New Richmond Friday.

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