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Lady Cards push winning streak to seven

The Langdon-Edmore-Munich Cardinals girls basketball team has been busy in the past week, as they have rolled up three wins to stretch their winning streak to seven games. They played two games in Bismarck on Jan. 4-5, beating Dickinson Trinity 53-30 and Shiloh Christian 50-27.

By JAKE KULLAND
Republican Sports Writer

They then came home to play in Langdon on Jan. 8, beating St. John in their first District 8 game of the year 61-26. The Lady Cards are now 8-2 on the season, and after hosting North Star on Jan. 11, they will play at Rolette-Wolford on Jan. 14, then at Medina-Pingree- Buchanan in Medina for afternoon game on Jan. 19. Here is a recap of their last three games:

Langdon-Edmore-Munich 53, Dickinson Trinity 30

Defense has been the name of the game for the Lady Cards these days, and that showed up against the Titans, as they forced 24 turnovers and held Dickinson Trinity to just 25 percent shooting from the field for the game.

The Lady Cards were led by three girls in double figures in scoring — Callie Ronnigen had 19, Lexy Olson 13 and Kaitlynn Scheer 11. Ronningen had nine of the Cardinals 33 rebounds, while Scheer had 3 of the Cards 13 assists.

BOXSCORE LANGDON-EDMORE-MUNICH 53, DICKINSON TRINITY 30

Langdon-Edmore-Munich — Callie

Ronningen 19, Lexy Olson 13,

Kaitlynn Scheer 11

Dickinson Trinity — Abbey

Kubas 9, Kara Wanner 2, Ali Daniel

2, Masy Kuntz 2, Kylen Kubas

2, Bre Tessier 2, Amaya Willer 1,

Alexa Walby 1

Rebounds — LEM: 33 (Ronningen

9); DT: 39 (A. Kubas 6)

Steals — LEM: 13 (Scherr 3); DT:

4

Turnovers — LEM: 11; DT: 24

Langdon-Edmore-Munich 50, Shiloh Christian 27

Against the Skyhawks, it was more of the same for the Cards — Great defense. They held Shiloh under 10 points in every quarter of the contest.

Callie Ronningen exploded for a game high 27 points in the game, as she was the only player on either team to get into double figures. Morgan Freije had nine points and Kaitlynn Scherr eight for Langdon- Edmore-Munich. Jacie Hall had a team high six points for the Skyhawks. The Lady Cards went the whole game without one 3-pointer made.

BOXSCORE LANGDON-EDMORE-MUNICH 50, SHILOH CHRISTIAN 27

LEM: 11 12 13 14 — 50

SC: 8 6 5 8 — 27

Langdon-Edmore-Munich: Kaitlynn

Scherr 8, Kaylee Lowery 3,

Morgan Freije 9, Callie Ronningen

27, Jaya Henderson 3.

Shiloh Christian: Allison

Bearstail 5, Kennady Walth 2, Olivia

Martin 5, Hannah Westin 2,

Kaszady Bearstail 2, Grace Kelly

5, Jacie Hall 6.

3-pointers: Langdon 0, Shiloh 1

(A. Bearstail)

Fouls: Langdon 11, Shiloh 12.

Fouled out: Non

Langdon-Edmore-Munich 61, St. John 26

In the final game of their three game run, the Lady Cards again put on a stellar defensive show against the Woodchucks. They rolled to a 17-2 lead after the first quarter and went on to victory from there. If not for some issues turning the ball over in their transition game, the Cardinals would have won by a lot more.

Callie Ronningen again led the team in scoring with 21 points, and she also added eight rebounds and eight steals and four assists. Morgan Freije also got into double figures with 10 points all scored in the third quarter. Kaylee Lowery had a team high 10 rebounds plus four assists.

Kendra Prouty, the leading scorer in District 8 coming into the game, was held 10 points below here scoring average

BOXSCORE LANGDON-EDMORE-MUNICH 61, ST. JOHN 26

STJ: 2 6 10 8 — 26

LEM: 17 20 10 14 — 61

Langdon-Edmore-Munich — Callie

Ronningen 21, Morgan Freije

10, Kaitlynn Scherr 8, Lexy Olson

6, Jaya Henderson 5, Kaylee

Lowery 4, Gracie Christianson 3,

Marlee Hetletved 2, Dayton Porterfield

2

St. John — Kendra Prouty 10, LaShai

Bercier 10, Kelsey Bercier 4,

Larrisa McKay 2

Rebounds — LEM: 23 (Lowery

10, Ronningen 8); STJ: 26 (Prouty

6)

Assists — LEM: 15 (Ronningen,

Lowery 4); STJ: 6

Steals — LEM: 18 (Ronningen 8,

Freije 4); STJ: 8

Turnovers — LEM: 22; STJ: 31

Field goal percentage — LEM:

26/50 (52%); STJ: 10/40 (25%)

Free throw percentage — LEM:

6/12 (50%); STJ: 4/4 (100%)