It was a fight to the end Friday afternoon as the Mountain Iron-Buhl Rangers girls basketball team defeated the BOLD Warriors by a final score of 69-68 in State Class A Consolation Semifinals at Concordia-St. Paul. The Rangers led 36-33 at halftime. The Warriors battled their way back in the second half, trailing by 10 with about five minutes left in the game.
Three BOLD seniors played their last game with the Warriors: Alex Revier, Morgan Schmitz and Makenna Steffel. Steffel led the way for the Warriors with a game high 26 points. Ashley Trongard finished with 16 and Makayla Snow 12. Macy Savela led the Rangers with 19 points, Madisen Overbye 17 and Allie Negen 14.