Delano girls basketball

BY DAVID PEDERSEN Delano scored only one fewer point than the girls basketball team netted in the win over Orono a week before a rematch in the Class 3, Section 5 playoffs Saturday. However, the No. 2 seed Spartans scored 24 more points on way to a 67-57 victory. It was rare for Delano to [...]

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BY DAVID PEDERSEN It will not guarantee victories in the section girls basketball playoffs, yet Delano’s dominance of two Wright County Conference leaders is a sure bet the Tigers are in the hunt. Delano (18-7) earned the No. 3 seed in the Class 3A, Section 5 tournament that started Tuesday after this issue went to [...]

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BY DAVID PEDERSEN The focus of the Rockford and Delano boys and girls basketball teams this week was the section tournament and with the do die mentality. The girls teams have a couple more games to fine tune play before playoffs begin next week. The boys were in the mix this week when section action [...]

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BY DAVID PEDERSEN The message was received load and clear after Delano girls basketball lost 89-85 to Waconia last week. “Sometimes the best learning tool is the bench,” said coach Amy Gould about how coaches got players on the same page. “In the next game against Annandale we realized how offensive patience needs to be [...]

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Rockford and Delano turn back all comers BY DAVID PEDERSEN Between the Rockford and Delano girls basketball teams it was four recent games played and four wins rung up. Both teams have bought into the winning tendency in recent weeks with more consistent play. Rockford started the season slow, losing nine of 10 games, but [...]

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BY DAVE PEDERSEN Delano went up against three of the top girls basketball teams in the Wright County Conference without its leading scorer and learned some valuable lessons that could help the cause down the road and into the playoffs. Despite playing without junior center Alex Wittinger, who was leading the Tigers in scoring and [...]

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Tiger girls improve to 6-1 BY DAVE PEDERSEN Delano won seven straight boys basketball games with leading scorer Damon Longstreet in the lineup and suffered the first loss without the 6-foot-6 senior. It was early in the 61-45 victory over Hutchinson Tuesday when Longstreet sprained an ankle and left without scoring. He did grab five [...]

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Delano boys capture two more victories to stay unbeaten BY DAVE PEDERSEN Delano’s girls basketball team continued to crack down on teams defensively, while cranking up the offense in two victories last week where the margin was by at least 40 points in both. In the annual non-conference neighborhood rivalry, Delano dominated Rockford 75-31 Thursday [...]

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