The Barnum Bombers hosted the Jaguars of Hinckley-Finlayson on Monday, January 13. The Bombers opened up the night with some fast paced defense against the Jaguars and found room to score both from short and long range. Bombers' Madison Warnygora landed three 3-pointers and some nice short range baskets to give herself 15 first half points. In the first half, Makenzie Schleret had 6 points, Allie Marine with 5, and Anessa Davis and Gracie Nelson with 2 apiece. The Jaguars' Grace Balut and Jezzalyn Ringler ended the first half with 7 points each, Avery Degerstrom with 3, Bella Brant 2, and Hallie Rootkie 1. The Bombers took a 30-20 lead going into half time.
Jaguars' Rootkie came alive in the second half, adding 12 second half points, but she would struggle from the free- throw line landing only 3 of 10 shots. Balut added 6 second half points, Degerstrom 3, Makayla Ammerman 3, Ringler 3, Jaedyn Brigan 2, and Tatiana Olson 1.
Bombers' Schleret found room to score in the second half adding 11 points, Marine with 10, Warnygora 7, Davis and Rayna Klejeski with 2 apiece, and Kyra Heaton 1.
The Jaguars struggled from the free throw line, landing 9 out of 22 shots with several of them being the front side of a 1 and 1 attempt. The Bombers went 7/13 from the free-throw line. The Bombers took the victory 63-50.