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Hastings girls basketball team begins section tourney play next week

The Hastings girls basketball team hasn’t found any more wins lately, but they’ve been a lot more competitive in a pair of Suburban East Conference matchups.

Hastings lost to East Ridge on Feb. 25, 61-46.

They lost to Mounds View on Feb. 21, 69-47.

Against the Raptors, Hastings fell behind 31-16 by halftime. In the second half, though, the two teams were even at 30 points each.

Brooke Beissel and Krystal Carlson led the team in scoring with 11 points each. Hanna Norman had 10.

Also scoring were: Lily Arvidson, two; Sam Schorzman, seven; and Mikaela Blount, five.

In the loss to the Mustangs, Schorzman had a strong game, scoring 20 points for the Raiders.

Carlson had 15, Blount had four, Arvidson had five and Tori Blake had three.


The section tournament begins on March 5 for the girls. The semifinals are on M arch 8 and the finals are on March 14.