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Girls basketball: Agates down Denfeld

Two Harbors' Emily Olson scores a basket during the Agates' 58-42 win over Duluth Denfeld on Saturday, Dec. 15. (Photo by Dave Harwig)1 / 2
Two Harbors' Tori Bott shoots a 3-pointer over Duluth Denfeld's Elizabeth Emmel during a game Saturday, Dec. 15, in Hermantown. Bott had a game-high 29 points in the Agates' 58-42 win. (Photo by Dave Harwig)2 / 2

Two Harbors senior Tori Bott scored a game-high 29 points in the Agates 58-42 win over Duluth Denfeld Saturday, Dec. 15, in Hermantown.

The Agates jumped out to a 36-23 lead in the first half and cruised to the win.

After the game, Bott found herself just 27 points shy of 1,000 for her career and could achieve the milestone in the team's next two games against Esko and Ely.

Two Harbors played Esko on Thursday, Dec. 20; results were unavailable by press time. The Agates will play Ely at 7:15 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, in Ely.

Jamey Malcomb

Jamey Malcomb has been a reporter for the Pine Journal since October 2018. He previously worked as a reporter for the Lake County News-Chronicle from 2015-2018. Malcomb is a native of North Carolina and holds a bachelor's degree in English and history from the George Washington University and a master's degree in education from George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Malcomb moved to Minnesota in July 2012 and worked as a sports clerk and news assistant at the Duluth News Tribune. 

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