MARSHALL CARDINALS

NEW GLARUS — Anna Lutz and Laura Nickel each eclipsed 20 points leading the Marshall girls basketball team to a 70-31 win over host New Glarus in Capitol South Conference play on Jan. 17.

Lutz scored a game-high 27 points and with it moved into third place on the school’s all-time scoring list, surpassing Kim Canon (1,155) with 1,196 points currently. Lutz, a 6-foot-1 junior, trails all-time leader Kelsey Bakken by just 77 points.

Nickel added 21 points while going 6-of-6 at the free throw line. The Cardinals (9-4 overall, 3-0 Cap. South) also received seven points each from Rain Held and Abby Ward.

Jaylynn Benson led the Glarner Knights (7-5, 1-2) with seven points.

Marshall, ranked No. 7 in the Associated Press Division 3 poll, plays at Lakeside Lutheran tonight before traveling to Cambridge Thursday. Both games tip off at 7:30 p.m.

MARSHALL 70, NEW GLARUS 31

Marshall          39 31 — 70

New Glarus        15 16 — 31

Marshall (fg-ft-pts) — Lutz 12-2-27, Andrews 2-0-4, Rateike 1-0-2, Held 3-0-7, Weisensel 1-0-2, Nickel 7-6-21, Ward 2-2-7. Totals — 28 10-12 70.

New Glarus — Watrud 2-0-4, Leonard 1-0-2, Eichelkraut 0-2-2, Himmelmann 2-1-5, Klosterman-Havens 2-1-5 Benson 2-2-7, Noll 1-3-5, Marty 0-1-1. Totals — 10 10-17 31.

3-point goals — M 4 (Lutz 1, Held 1, Nickel 1, Ward 1), NG 1 (Benson 1). Total fouls — M 14, NG 12.

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