Wisconsin Rapids holds off Marshfield girls basketball

WISCONSIN RAPIDS – The Marshfield girls basketball team saw a second-half comeback fall short, losing to Wisconsin Rapids 58-53 on Tuesday night at Lincoln High School.

Wisconsin Rapids (2-5, 1-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference) led 28-17 at halftime before the Tigers closed in and got to within three late before falling short.

The Tigers (2-4, 0-2 WVC) couldn’t overcome committing 25 turnovers and shooting just 34 percent (18 of 53) from the field and 1-for-15 from 3-point range.

Jenna Jakobi had 15 points, and Kaydee Johnson and Paige Preston each added 10 for Marshfield.

Vanessa Vechinski scored 15 points to lead the Raiders.

Marshfield hosts Merrill on Friday.

Raiders 58, Tigers 53
Marshfield 17 36 – 53
Wisconsin Rapids 28 30 – 58
MARSHFIELD (53):
Grayce Bryan 0-1 0-0 0, Maddie Michaelis 2-12 1-2 5, Kaydee Johnson 3-8 3-4 10, Desirae Weisenberger 3-5 2-2 8, Bailey Matis 0-1 0-0 0, Emily Weis 0-0 0-0, Paige Preston 2-6 6-6 10, Brooklyn Boushack 2-6 1-2 5, Jenna Jakobi 6-14 3-6 15. FG: 18-53. FT: 16-22. 3-pointers: 1-15 (Johnson 1-3, Bryan 0-1, Preston 0-1, Matis 0-1, Michaelis 0-9). Rebounds: 21 (Johnson 8). Turnovers: 25. Fouls: 21. Fouled out: Johnson. Record: 2-4, 0-2 Wisconsin Valley Conference.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS (58): Ally Abbott 0-2 0-0 0, Alli Martin 3-4 0-3 6, Abby Look 2-2 1-2 5, Megan Clary 2-3 2-4 6, Kayla Huglen 1-3 1-3 3, Vanessa Vechinski 3-10 9-14 15, Chelsea King 5-10 2-5 12, Maddie Paitel 4-11 2-4 11. FG: 20-45. FT: 17-35. 3-pointers: 1-4 (Paitel 1-2, King 0-1, Vechinski 0-1). Rebounds: 26 (Paitel 7). Turnovers: 15. Fouls: 19. Fouled out: none. Record: 2-5, 1-1 Wisconsin Valley Conference.

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