Nine score in Minneota rout of RTR

A 20-9 run broke open a close game in the first half and Minneota went on to rout Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 74-35 for the second time in two weeks.

The Vikings (10-0) topped the Knights 60-46 at home on Feb. 4.

Leading 11-9, Minneota utilized the run to bolt ahead 31-18 and never looked back.

Abby Hennen pumped in 21 points on 8 of 14 shooting and also had six rebounds, six assists and four steals.
Natalee Rolbiecki scored 15 points for the Vikings, who had nine players get into the scoring column.

After coming off its worst shooting night of the season two days earlier, Minneota got back on track and shot a torrid 49 percent (27 of 55), as well as 73 percent from the free-throw line. RTR shot only 20 percent from the floor (12 of 59).

Abby Rost had another strong all-around game with eight points, seven rebounds, three assists and three steaks. Ireland Stassen also had eight points, while McKenzie Tolk netted seven points, Jeren Rost six, McKenna Yost five, and Kenadi Arndt and Kennedi Jurrens had two apiece.

For RTR, Allie Christianson had eight points and Haley Muenchow seven. Kalleigh Carr pulled down seven rebounds.
Minneota 74, RTR 36
Halftime: Minneota 47, RTR 23

RUSSELL-TYLER-RUTHTON (total points) - Kalleigh Carr 4, Allie Christianson 8, Hesse 2, Lawrence 2, Haley Muenchow 7, Schreurs 3, Thomsen 4, Wendland 6. Totals 12-59 11-21 36.
MINNEOTA (FG, FT, Pts) - Kenadi Arndt 1-3 0-0 2, Abby Hennen 8-14 4-5 21, Grace Hennen 0-1 0-0 0, Kennedi Jurrens 1-5 0-0 2, Megan Krog 0-0 0-0 0, Natalee Rolbiecki 5-10 4-5 15, Abby Rost 4-8 0-2 8, Jeren Rost 2-4 2-2 6, Ireland Stassen 3-4 1-1 8, McKenzie Tolk 2-3 1-2 5, McKenna Yost 1-3 4-4 7. Totals 27-55 16-22 74.

3-pointers: RTR 1 (Christianson 1). Minneota 4 (A.Hennen 1, Rolbiecki 1, Stassen 1, Yost 1).

Rebounds: RTR 25 (Carr 7). Minneota 29 (A.Rost 7, A.Hennen 6, Jurrens 6, J.Rost 4, Arndt 1, G.Hennen 1, Krog 1, Rolbiecki 1, Stassen 1).

Assists: RTR not available. Minneota 16 (A.Hennen 6, Tolk 5, A.Rost 3, Jurrens 1, Yost 1).

Steals: RTR 7 (Muenchow 3). Minneota 15 (A.Hennen 4, A.Rost 3, J.Rost 3, Jurrens 2, Stassen 1, Yost 1, Tolk 1).

Turnovers: RTR 18, Minneota 15.

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