Muskies get split with Eagles


It wasn’t a masterpiece but two points aren’t always rooted in works of art.
After a hot start, the Muskie junior girls’ basketball team slogged its way through the final three quarters for a 42-30 win over the visiting Dryden Eagles on Tuesday afternoon.
Jamie Spencer and Grace Petsnick led the way with 10 points apiece while Keisha Debungie added six.
The Muskies (2-0), playing their NorWOSSA home-opener, led 16-2 after the first quarter and 24-16 at halftime.
They used a 10-2 third quarter to quell Dryden’s rally before scoring only six points in the fourth.
In senior girls’ action, Fort High (0-2) hung tough with Dryden for three quarters before collapsing in the fourth and losing 42-30.
Tied at 21-21 entering the final frame, the Eagles exploded offensively to seal the victory.
Ellie Petsnick had eight points for the Muskies, with Sarah Larson adding six and Jyllian Westover five.
As for boys’ volleyball, the Muskie juniors (2-0) claimed a 3-1 win over Dryden (25-21, 25-22, 22-25, and 25-18).
But it was a different story for the senior squad (1-1), which was swept 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, and 25-11).
All four squads hosted the Kenora Broncos this afternoon.