Outscoring host RCW 29-17 in the second half the Redwood Valley girls basketball team rallied from a one-point halftime deficit to defeat the Jaguars 50-39 Tuesday night in a non-conference match-up.
With the victory, the Cardinals improve to 12-10 overall and have won five of its last seven games with its only losses coming at the hands of Marshall (18-5) and MACCRAY?(20-3).
Tuesday night the Cardinals were led by Liz Smith who scored 13 of her game-high 17 points in the second half.
Sam Felt added 13 points, three assists and two rebounds and Steph Jensen had eight points and two boards.
Julia Busiahn pitched in with five points and five rebounds, Victoria Quast had five points and four boards and Alison Curry added two points and two rebounds.
Sadie Treml paced the Jags (3-20) with 11 points, Taylor Sharpe added seven points, Grace Robertson had seven points, four assists and 10 rebounds and Morgan Zaske finished with six points and seven rebounds.
The Cardinals are in a tight race for a top four seed in the?Section 3AA-North playoffs.
Lake Crystal Welcom Memorial is the likely one seed at 20-3 with YME?(12-8), BOLD?(13-7), LQPV?(12-9) and the Cardinals battling it out for the remaining top three seeds.
Redwood Valley 50
Renville Co. West 39
Cardinal scoring - Smith 17, Felt 13, Jensen 8, Quast 5, Busiahn 5, Curry 2
Jaguar scoring - Treml 11 Sharpe 7, Robertson 7, Zaske 6, Kronlokken 4, Ahl 4