Tough loss to St. Francis in close Crossover game

The girls basketball team played on Friday, January 27th at 7:15 p.m. at St. Francis. Buffalo’s record this year is 15-10 and they are 7-5 in conference going into Friday night.

“The season is going pretty well,” said Head Coach Scot Sorenson. “We lost a couple close games but we also beat some very good teams. We finished 3rd in conference and we are the fourth seed going into sections next Tuesday against Moorhead. ”

There are six seniors on the girls’ basketball team this year and they have been leading the way.

“We have 6 seniors this year and they have improved so much and I am very proud of them. They have been great leaders on and off the court,” said Sorenson.

St. Francis is 8-16 and 3-8 in conference play going into Friday night against Buffalo.

“It will be a game that will equally matched, and it should be interesting,” said Freshman Bailee Larson. “We can win if we can stop them from shooting outside. Varsity will win because we have an all around pretty strong team.”

The Buffalo Bison and the St Francis Saints tipped-off at 7:15 p.m. and the halftime score was Buffalo 22-St. Francis 20. The leading scorers for the Buffalo Bison at halftime were #11 SeniorĀ Chloe Boster and #44 Sophmore Cadyn Luedemann. The leading scorer for the St. Francis Saints was #34 Molly Kungel with 6 points.

It was a nail-biting finish; Buffalo was down by 3 with 7 seconds left in the game and Sophomore Hailey Sorenson tried to make a 3 as the buzzer went off but it went around the rim and out. The final score was St. Francis 50-Buffalo 47. Leading scorers for the Bison were #11 Senior Chloe Boster and #35 Hailey Sorenson. Leading scorers for the Saints were #35 Ameh Ogbemudia with 16 points and #1 Sydney Zgutowicz with 13 points.

The varsity girls play at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, March 4th at St. Michael-Albertville High School against Moorhead for their section quarter-finals. Buffalo’s record going into Wednesday night is 15-11 and 7-6 in conference.

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