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Junior Bruins drop 11th game of season at La Center

A scoreless third quarter Monday night cost Columbia High's jayvee girls basketball team a shot at its third victory in its last six games.

The Junior Bruins, 3-11 overall, trailed La Center, 25-12, at halftime and 31-12 after three quarters before losing 36-21.

Sophomore Becky Clary and freshman Chelsea Ludwig each scored six points to lead CHS.

At Ridgefield 43, Columbia 28 --

A strong first half by the Spudniks last Friday put the Junior Bruins in a 26-13 hole at the break.

CHS scored two points in the second quarter but generated more offense in the second half, losing the last two quarters just 17-15.

Chelsea Ludwig paced CHS with nine points, and Becky Clary and freshman Britta Knutson chipped in six apiece.

At Columbia 37, Wahtonka 29 --

The Junior Bruins showed no ill effects of playing back-to-back games as they built a 19-6 first-half lead Jan. 28, then held on for the win.

Freshman Kelsey Kidd's 10 points led a balanced CHS effort. Freshman Jenny Pulido added eight, Ludwig and sophomore Alycia Rohwer each tallied six.

Castle Rock 52, at Columbia 37 --

Becky Clary and Kelsey Kidd each netted 10 points and Chelsea Ludwig had eight for the Junior Bruins, who couldn't overcome a 27-13 halftime deficit Jan. 27.

Ridgefield 50, at Columbia 40 --

The Spudniks led, 23-18, at halftime and outscored the Junior Bruins, 27-22, in the second half to win the Jan. 21 game at Henkle Middle School.

Alycia Rohwer put in 12 points to pace Columbia, which also got 10 from Chelsea Ludwig and four each from Becky Clary and freshman Michele Shrum.

Columbia 41, at Stevenson 32 --

The Junior Bruins took a 22-13 halftime lead, then weathered a Stevenson run in the fourth quarter Jan. 20 to notch their third win of the season.

Chelsea Ludwig scored eight of her game-high 20 points and sophomore Kelley McNallan had four of her six in the fourth quarter to forestall Stevenson's comeback attempt.


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