The Cloquet girls survived a furious Northwestern comeback, to beat the Tigers 51-42 in the Wood City Classic girls’ title game. Down 28-11 at half, the Tigers “roared” back to trail just 37-36 before the Lumberjacks stopped their run and re-gained control of the game.
Kendra Kelley led the Lumberjacks with 16 points, andCarmen Foss again grabbed a double double, with 15 points and 11 rebounds, while also blocking 5 Northwestern shots.
Katie Lundeen was the only Northwestern player to score in double figures, scoring 19 points. Teammate Sam Hoegen grabbed 9 boards as the Tigers outrebounded the Lumberjacks 43-24, and had 21 offensive boards.