Loyal tops Auburndale girls basketball

AUBURNDALE – The Auburndale girls basketball team lost its second game in a row, falling 50-42 to Loyal in a first-round game at the Auburndale Holiday Invitational on Thursday afternoon.

Auburndale shot just 28 percent (14-for-50), but made six 3-pointers to stay within striking distance.

The Apaches trailed 25-23 at halftime but couldn’t make up any ground as Loyal (7-3) pulled away.

Georgi Schmutzer made three 3-pointers and scored 11 points to lead Auburndale (4-6). Natalie Aue added 10 points and six rebounds, and Hailey Grimm had seven rebounds for the Apaches.

Auburndale will play Neillsville at 2:30 p.m. Friday in its second game at the tournament. Loyal plays Augusta at 1 p.m.

Greyhounds 50, Apaches 42
Loyal 25 25 – 50
Auburndale 23 19 – 42
LOYAL (50):
Statistics not reported. Record: 7-3.
AUBURNDALE (42): Georgi Schmutzer 4-14 0-0 11, Natalie Aue 4-12 2-2 10, Taylor Stanton 1-9 5-7 8, Mackenzie Raab 2-4 0-2 6, Paityn Hamus 2-7 0-0 4, Kaitlyn Kundinger 1-3 0-0 2, Hailey Grim 0-1 1-2 1. FG: 14-50. FT: 8-13. 3-pointers: 6-25 (Schmutzer 3-9, Raab 2-3, Stanton 1-8, Aue 0-5). Rebounds: 27 (Grimm 7). Record: 4-6.

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