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Packers girls basketball wins East Region play-in game

The West Fargo girls basketball team took care of business when it needed to and is now moving on in the postseason.

The No. 8-seeded Packers defeated No. 9-seeded Wahpeton 69-60 on Saturday, Feb. 24, at West Fargo High School in an East Region tournament play-in game to advance to the quarterfinals.

Abby Donarski led the Packers with a game-high 20 points and team-high six rebounds. McKenna Becher finished with 16 points for the Packers (8-14).

Jordyn Kahler and Rhaeghn Gripentrog both scored 19 points for the Huskies (5-17).

West Fargo moved on to play at top-seeded Fargo Davies (18-2) on Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the East Region quarterfinals. The Packers will then play another game in the tournament on Friday, March 2, at the Scheels Center.

Colton Pool

Pool is a reporter for The West Fargo Pioneer covering city sports and community news. He was the sports editor for The Dickinson Press covering Dickinson State athletics, high school athletics and Southwest Speedway. He graduated from North Dakota State with a degree in journalism and a minor in English. You can reach him by phone at 701-451-5715 or tweet him @CPoolReporter. 

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