Red Hawk girls drop two

The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau girls basketball team lost a pair of games to Coulee Conference opponents last week.

The Red Hawks (5-17, 4-8 Coulee) lost to the West Salem Panthers last Tuesday before falling in a tighter contest to Westby on Friday. Full statistics from the games were not reported to the Times.

A visit from Whitehall (13-8 overall) this Tuesday will be followed by a trip to Sparta (6-16) this Thursday as the Red Hawks close the regular season.

Ninth-seeded Adams-Friendship (4-19) will visit G-E-T High School on Tuesday, Feb. 20 to open the 2024 postseason against the eighth-seeded Red Hawks.

W. Salem 82 G-E-T 22

The Coulee Conference champion Panthers finished their conference schedule a perfect 12-0 by beating G-E-T last Tuesday on the road.

West Salem (19-4 this season) saw Megan Johnson score 25 points as she hit 1,000 in her career for the Panthers.

G-E-T (field goals/attempts-free throws/attempts-rebounds-points)—Hauge 0/2-1/4-2-2-1; Brantner 2/2-1/2-2-0-5; Filla 1/5-0/0-1-3-2; DeJager 0/6-0/1-1-0-0; Johnson 2/11-2/2-10-2-7; Lightfoot 1/2-0/0-0-0-2; Grams 0/0-0/0-3-1-0; Bakeberg 0/3-1/3-0-1-1; Simmons 2/4-0/0-2-1-4.

Westby 47 G-E-T 40

Two Red Hawks scored at least 10 points but the host Norse (6-17, 3-9 Coulee) escaped with a win last Friday.

Halene DeJager scored 11 points for G-E-T, and Tatum Johnson added 10 for the visitors. Westby sophomore Katelyn Benish led all players with 13 points.

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