Crusader girls’ basketball

Last week was relatively easy for the Mayer Lutheran girls’ basketball team, as the now 12-8 Crusaders had just one game and picked up a 65-34 victory over the Belle Plaine Tigers on Feb. 6, a team that was just 1-16 coming into Thursday’s match up. The Crusaders shot 49 percent (27-55) on the night, [...]

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The LHS girls’ basketball team split a pair of Minnesota River Conference home games last week, defeating Tri-City United. LHS 67, Tri-City 55 With a 67-55 victory over Tri-City United on Jan. 28, the Crusaders had a solid shooting night, making 45 percent of their shots, including 6-12 from the arc and a 17-20 night [...]

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For the first time in a long time, the Crusader girls’ basketball team had a 2-0 week last week, picking up a Minnesota River Conference win over Sibley East and also defeating Lester Prairie. At Lester Prairie on Jan. 21, the Crusaders led 37-24 after the first half and would win the game 65-51, but [...]

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While the Mayer Lutheran girls’ basketball team might not have shot particularly well on Jan. 14, the LeSueur-Henderson girls struggled even more and the Crusaders came away with a 40-point 53-13 MRC victory. Leading 31-8 at halftime and outscoring the Giants 22-5 in the second half, Mayer Lutheran easily cruised to a 40-point victory. Seniors [...]

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In Minnesota River Conference action last week, turnovers proved costly for the Mayer Lutheran girls’ basketball team, as the Crusaders fell to the Central Raiders 62-53 on Jan. 9. The Raiders are also in the Crusaders’ subsection. “We didn’t play extremely well,” LHS head coach Kris Gustin of the important game. “We shot poorly and [...]

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The Mayer Lutheran girls’ basketball team got a great start to the St. Olaf Holiday Hoops Classic over the weekend, going 2-0 against Bethlehem Academy and St. Paul Highland Park. Topping Bethlehem Academy 57-40 on Dec. 27, the Crusaders led by just three points at halftime, 23-20, before opening the game in the second half. [...]

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