Pine River girls win district game, league title

LEROY —  Pine River (19-2) advanced to Wednesday's Class C semifinal round game against Lakeview with Monday's 67-17 win over Evart (5-15). KayLee Goodman scored 15 points and Julie Justin had 11 for Pine River, Taylor Hill had 10 points and Kierra Justin added nine.

"It was a good team effort," Pine River coach Shawn Ruppert said. "We out got in front by 20 in the first quarter."

Pine River clinched its third straight Highland Conference title with a 48-43 win over Lake City win on Thursday. Kierra Justin had 17 points and 11 rebounds while Powell and Goodman had eight points apiece and Julie Justin had nine points and six assists.

On Feb. 22, the Bucks whipped Marion 62-4. Julie Justin had 20 points and Logan Powell had 14 while Anna Lindquist added 10 and Kierra Justin had 10 points and 13 rebounds.