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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

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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