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Hawley girls clinch HOL basketball title

GLYNDON, Minn. – Mira Ellefson scored 21 points as Hawley defeated Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 65-49 in Heart O’ Lakes Conference girls basketball Friday.

The victory clinches the Heart O' Lakes Conference title for the Nuggets, their fifth straight. Hawley won 10 of 12 HOL games finishing a game ahead of Pelican Rapids (9-3) and two up on Barnesville (8-4).

Alyson Brenna led the Rebels with 14 points.

Barnesville defeated Hawley 50-46 Dec. 6. The Nuggets' only other conference loss was to Pelican Rapids 59-37 Jan. 14, both at home.

Hawley (18-6) finished the regular season on a 12-game win streak stretching back to Jan. 23.

The Hawley boys also clinched the HOL basketball title, sharing it with Perham.

Final: H 65, DGF 49.

Half: H 40, DGF 21

H: Noreen 9, Olson 17, Cederberg 2, Honelson 10, Ellefson 21, Mattfield 6.

DGF: Steichen 12, Oberg 1, Anderson 2, Feigum 2, Reno 2, Brenna 14, Molstre 6, Mercil 4, Zutz 6.

Robert Williams

Robert is a Minnesota Newspaper Association award-winning Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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