Area girls basketball roundup

Ruffridge leads

Indians with 31

GOWRIE – Elle Ruffridge concluded her impressive week with a 31-point performance in Pocahontas Area’s 70-36 victory over Prairie Valley here Friday night.

A night after scoring 40 points in an upset win over No. 3 (Class 2A) St. Edmond, Ruffridge led the Indians once again.

Hannah Stafford added 14 and Faith Meyer 11 to balance out Pocahontas Area.

For the Warriors, Zoe Schneider had 23 points.

Pocahontas Area 70,

Prairie Valley 36

Prairie Valley – Angela Dopita 3, Zoe Schneider 23, Erica Jaeschke 2, Sarah Nahnsen 1, Tiffany Blunk 2, Mallory Strutzenberg 5.

Pocahontas Area – Faith Meyer 11, Elle Ruffridge 31, Grace Meyer 4, Autumn Radig 4, Hannah Stafford 14, Macey Bales 3, Emily Dornath 3.

No. 15 Titans claim ranked battle over Manson NW

MANSON – The No. 15 (Class 2A) South Central Calhoun girls avenged a previous defeat, taking down ninth-ranked Manson Northwest Webster here Friday night, 58-50.

Haley Birks led four Titan players in double figures with 15. Hannah Corey scored 12, Michaela Graffunder 11 and Kori Assman 10.

For the Cougars, Faith Troshynski had a game-high 19. The loss snapped a seven-game win streak for Manson Northwest Webster.

Earlier in the year, the Cougars won in Rockwell City, 37-31.

South Central Calhoun 58,

Manson NW 50

Manson NW – Faith Troshynski 19, Hunter Jud 14, Brenna Peters 13, Jocelyn Keller 2, Alexis Caquelin 2

South Central Calhoun – Michaela Graffunder 11, Hannah Corey 12, Kori Assman 10, Haley Birks 15, Tyffaney Toms 7, Maria Dischler 3.

Garrigan takes down Algona, 50-43

ALGONA – Johanna Vaske led the Bishop Garrigan girls to a 50-43 victory over Algona here Friday night.

Nicole Behr added 14 for the Golden Bears, who jumped out early and never looked back.

Algona’s Tangy Wiseman scored 21.

Bishop Garrigan 50, Algona 43

Bishop Garrigan – Nicole Behr 14, Emily Marlow 6, Aisha Miller 2, Johanna Vaske 21, Kristin Condoleon 5, Taylor Hovey 2.

Algona – Julie Grether 6, Tangy Wiseman 21, Courtney Groen 9, Abby Strohman 2, Carly Seely 6, Lacey Seely 1.