By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — Ema Fehrenbach and Ellie Fehrenbach made their season-debuts Saturday and made a statement, leading the Marshfield girls basketball team to a 54-44 nonconference win over Superior at The Boson Company Fieldhouse at Marshfield High School.
Ema Fehrenbach, a sophomore, scored a career-high 20 points, and Ellie Fehrenbach, a senior, had nine points and nine rebounds for the Tigers (6-1).
Ellie Kummer added 14 points for Marshfield.
The Tigers trailed 24-21 at halftime before a 17-9 run in the third quarter pushed them ahead by five. Marshfield then closed out the win against the team that knocked it out of the WIAA Division 1 playoffs a year ago.
Alyssa Correll led Superior (3-3) with 17 points.
Marshfield plays a nonconference game at Bay Port (5-1) on Tuesday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Tigers 54, Spartans 44
Superior 14 10 9 11 – 44
Marshfield 9 12 17 16 – 54
SUPERIOR (44): Mackenzie Kmecik 5, Malley O’Brien 7, Ellie Leadstrom 8, Alyssa Correll 17, MaryLynne Leadstrom 6. Record: 3-3.
MARSHFIELD (54): Makayla Scheuer 2, Caitlin Michaelis 4, Ellie Kummer 14, Ema Fehrenbach 20, Ellie Fehrenbach 9, Hannah Meverden 6. Record: 6-1.