STORM LAKE - Sara Larsen scored 16 points as No. 14 Newell-Fonda used an 8-2 spurt late in the fourth quarter to pull away and post a 58-41 Northwest Conference win over Storm Lake St. Mary's Friday night.
Newell-Fonda, now 5-2 overall, led 47-35 with 3 minutes remaining when it went on an 8-2 spurt to take a 55-37 lead with 2 minutes to play.
The game was tied at 10-10 after the first quarter. The Mustangs held a 26-13 halftime lead and led 39-29 entering the fourth period.
Erin Kies scored nine points for the Mustangs, while Amanda Kies had eight and Emily Koster seven.
Read the rest of the area Girl's Basketball Round-up in the 1/06/01 Pilot Tribune.