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Raider girls fall to Mounds View, 61-44, in SEC action

The Hastings girls basketball team lost to Mounds View on Friday, 61-44.

While Hastings was outscored 33-19 in the first half, the team played much better in the second half, and was outscored just 28-25.

"There were a couple points where we were down 25 or 26 points, but the girls kept playing hard," coach Mike Harp said. "Their attitude, and the fact that they didn't quit, said a lot about them."

Mary Haglund led Hastings in scoring with 18 points.

Liz Keena was also in double figures with 17.

Haglund and Keena each had eight rebounds.

"They played well inside and went to the free throw line a lot," Harp said. "They were very aggressive."

Emily Daggett scored 6, Lexie Harp had 2 and Jordan Marshall had 1.

Vs Woodbury

Hastings lost to Woodbury on Tuesday, Jan. 4., 70-23.

"That was the one game this year where I would say we kind of quit," Harp said. "We just didn't give a good effort from start to finish.

"That's why I was so glad to see them come back in the Mounds View game and play with more heart and more intensity."

Keena led Hastings in scoring with 15 points.

Harp had 3, Daggett had 2, Haglund had 1, Hannah Norman had 1 and Kallie Dylla had 1.

Hastings Holler Night

The Hastings girls basketball team has a Hastings Hometown Holler night planned for 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18 against Park. There will be free admission for all Hastings students who present IDs. All Hastings traveling/in-house players who wear their uniforms and any Hastings fan who wears any Hastings gets in free as well. There will be basketball bingo, too.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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