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Colbeck's 31 Point Effort Leads Otter Girls to 14th Straight Win

By Craig Olson, 01/22/20, 12:30AM CST


Ellie Colbeck scored 21 of her game high 31 points in the second half as the Fergus Falls girls’ basketball team pulled away from the Brainerd Warriors in the second half on the way to a 65-40 win on Tuesday night.

The first half was a back-and-forth effort with Fergus Falls holding a 26-22 lead.  The Otters scored the first nine points of the second half to take control and built the lead to 28 points at one time.  Sabrina Fronning joined Colbeck in double figures with 12 points and Paige Pearson added 8 points.  Fergus Falls had only two turnovers in the second half, finishing with 9 for the game.

Brainerd made eight 3’s in the contest, led by Myah Nelson’s four.  Nelson had a team high 15 points on the night.

Fergus Falls (14-1) won their fourteenth straight game and will travel to Alexandria for a game against the Cardinals on Friday night.