Newell Fonda Girls Claim Conference ; Alta Aurelia Boys Victorious

The Newell Fonda girls basketball team claimed a part of another Twin Lakes Conference with their 70-45 on Friday in Newell over Alta Aurelia.  The Mustangs did not trail, and were led by Abby Smith with 18 points, followed by Maddi Morenz with 15.  The Warriors were led by Lily Peterson with 11.  Newell Fonda finishes Twin Lakes play at 9-1, and Poky also finishes with that mark.  The Mustangs #7 in 1A Mustangs are now 16-4 overall, and Alta Aurelia goes to 9-11 overall, and 4-6.

The boys game featured nine lead changes and five ties, and Alta Aurelia ended the game on an 8-1 run over the final 4 minutes plus in their 55-49 win over Newell Fonda.  The Warriors trailed by as many as seven points during the 3rd quarter.  Ross Friedrich poured in 21 points for the Warriors, and Zach Sliefert had 17.  The Mustangs were led by Brady Dick with 20, and Ben Lindstrom contributed 10.  Alta Aurelia is now 10-8, finishing 5-5 in the Twin Lakes, while Newell Fonda finished runner-up in the conference at 8-2, and are 11-7 overall.