Nopolas lead Silver Bay to girls basketball win

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 Alicia Nopola and Brandi Nopola each scored more than 20 points to lead the Silver Bay Mariner girls to a 74-30 win over the Fond du Lac Ojibwe on Monday night.
 
In the boys’ game at Silver Bay, Fond du Lac Ojibwe took an 87-46 win from the Mariners.
 
On their way to the win, the Mariners jumped to a 35-15 lead and held off the Ogichida 39-18 in the second half.
 
Alicia Nopola led all scorers in the game with 29 while Brandi Nopola had 22. Tara Dow was the other Mariner in double-figures with 14. Other scorers for Silver Bay included Rosie Sauerborn with three with Kayla Maleski, Aubrey Thun and Erika Ernest hitting two each.
 
Janessa Martineau led the Ogichida with 13 points.
 
The win upped the Mariners to 2-13 for the season.
 
In the boys’ game, Davonte Williamson and Trevontae Brown scored 27 and 26 each to lead the Ogichida to their 87-46 victory. Fond du Lac held a 44-27 lead after the first half before outscoring Silver Bay 43-19 in the second for the win.
 
Kyle Blood led the Mariners with 23 while Mark Harris had 12. Other scorers fro Silver Bay included Eben Fischer with six while Spencer Tiboni and Michael Fischer each scored two.
 
The loss dropped the Mariner boys to 0-13 for the season.
 
The Mariner girls travel to Aurora to meet the Mesabi East Giants on Tuesday night. Both the boys and girls host the Wrenshall Wrens on Friday night, February 8.


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