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Suzanne Coleman and the Yellowjackets found themselves surrounded by Cardinals in a 70-41 season opening loss at home to Staples-Motley. Photo by Bob Williams.

Basketball: Lady Jackets fall to Cards in opener


The Staples-Motley girls basketball team got scoring from 11 players to open the season with a 70-41 victory over Perham at Prairie Wind Middle School Tuesday evening in girls basketball action.

Jasmine Mcgillvray and KyAnn Nyhus led the way for the Cardinals (1-0) scoring 16 and 11 points respectively.

The Cardinals pressured the action forcing a lot of loose balls and owned the boards getting position on the Yellowjackets (0-1) for the entirety of the contest.

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Robert Williams
Robert has been the Sports Editor for the Focus since 2010 covering multiple state and national championship teams and is a mainstay at state tournaments each season covering the successful, athletic programs of Perham and New York Mills High Schools.
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