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Wadena-Deer Creek Girls Basketball Awards

By Craig Olson 04/06/2023, 12:00am CDT

The Wadena-Deer Creek girls' basketball team ended their season with an 18-12 record and a runner-up finish in Section 8AA.  Three members of the Wolverines were named to the All-Park Region Conference team, Madison Carsten, Addyson Gravelle and Payton Gravelle.  Montana Carsten was an honorable mention selection.


Perham built a 42-24 halftime lead over Wadena-Deer Creek in the Section 8AA Girls’ Basketball Championship game on Friday night in Detroit Lakes.  The Wolverines fought back, holding Perham to just 16 second half points, but couldn’t overcome the deficit and came up short by the final score of 58-44.  WDC held Perham to just 3 second half field goals.


After a low scoring first half that saw Wadena-Deer Creek leading Thief River Falls 16-13 at the break, the Wolverines put 35 second half points on the board and the Prowler had 31 as WDC posted a 51-44 victory to advance to the Section 8AA championship game against top-seeded Perham on Friday night in Detroit Lakes.