Magic Scoreboard: Jan. 10

Girls Basketball
The Magic bounced back from their second loss of the season last week to pick up two wins this week and run their record to 12-2 as they get set to begin conference play.
Friday night Monticello got hot and stayed hot as they scored 80 points in a 20-point rout of St. Cloud Apollo. Christine Lui led the way, scoring 20 points, including hitting five of Monticello’s program-record ten three pointers in the contest.
Grace Sawatzke added 15 points for the Magic, to go with 7 assists, Gabby Laimer scored 13 to go with 4 steals and Alyssa Lentner turned in an impressive all-around game, finishing with nine points, 10 rebounds, five steals and three assists.
Tuesday night, Monticello traveled to Rocori to take to on a section opponent and came away with a 64-49 win.
The Magic led 20-13 at the half, then continued to stretch the lead in the second half as they cruised to the 15 point victory.
Sawatzke led Monticello with 20 points, Laimer added 12, Lentner scored 10, and Bailey Bechtold finished with six points.
Monticello hosts Becker tonight at 7:15.

Boys Hockey
After falling 6-2 to Brainerd Saturday afternoon, the Moose bounced back with a 4-0 home victory over Prairie Centre Tuesday night.
In the loss, the Moose got goals from Oliver Winsor and Sam Johnson.
In the win, Monticello started fast, scoring two goals in each of the first two periods.
Colton Jones got the first goal, Spencer Nelson tacked on the next two goals, and then assisted on the third goal, going to Tyler Mros.
Darien Jones earned the shutout with just eight saves, as the Moose outshot their opponents 36-8.
The Moose hit the road Saturday for a 7:30 p.m. game at River Lakes.

Girls Hockey
North Wright County scored five goals in the first and six in the second as they beat Cambridge 11-0 in their first game back after a lengthy layoff.
The Hawks, who hadn’t played in two and a half weeks, got a six-point performance from Dani Sibley. The senior tallied four goals and two assists.
Marina Chapman was the next highest scorer, getting two assists to match two goals of her own.
Dayna Duncan made 15 saves to earn the shutout for NWC, who travels to Orono tonight for a 7 p.m. showdown with the Spartans, who are ranked  No. 5 in Class A.

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