Tonka Basketball - Ware

Desiree Ware rebounded from a tough shooting night, scoring a team-high 14 points in Minnetonka's home win over Benilde-St. Margaret Dec. 12.

Coming off a loss to Chaska, Minnetonka rebounded with its fourth win of the season, a 47-41 home win over Benilde-St. Margaret Dec. 12.

Desiree Ware led the Skippers with 14 points.

Minnetonka, which held a 21-18 advantage at the break, also got 11 points from Piper Terry and a pair of 3-pointers from Ellah Durkee.

Olivia Olson led all scorers with 20 points for the Red Knights (2-5).

Next up is a home game against New Prague on Dec. 20.

NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA 71, SOUTHWEST CHRISTIAN 54

Host Norwood Young America scored 40 second-half points, notching its second Minnesota River Conference win in a 71-54 decision over Southwest Christian Dec. 12.

The Stars, 1-2 in league play, trailed 31-24 at halftime.

Norah Erickson led all scorers with 20 points in the paint for the Central Raiders. NYA had five players with nine or more points.

Chloe Brunsberg paced the Stars with 15 points followed by Lily Schwen (nine), Kami Czech (eight) and Hannah Schwarz (seven).

Southwest Christian, 2-3 overall, is back in action at 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17 against Tri-City United.

HOLY FAMILY 68, BLOOMINGTON KENNEDY 37

First to loose balls, winning battles in the paint, Holy Family Catholic prevailed in a 68-37 road win at Bloomington Kennedy, improving to 3-3 on the season Dec. 12.

Grace Elander led all scorers with 19 points followed by Sophia Zay (17) and Lucy Hertel (11) for the Fire.

Next up is Providence Academy at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, in Plymouth.

CHANHASSEN 72, ORONO 64

A five-point deficit at halftime, Chanhassen put together its best half of offensive basketball, netting 43 points over the final 18 minutes in a 72-64 win over host Orono Dec. 12.

The victory snapped a three-game losing streak in which the Storm averaged 42 points per game.

Callin Hake returned to the line-up to score a game-high 22 points for Chanhassen. Julia Gronholz (15), Tori Tollefson (13) and Madi Hicks (11) were also in double figures.

Orono, which had eight players score multiple buckets, got 19 points from Julia Knudson.

Chanhassen (2-3) hosts Buffalo at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17.

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