Basketball: Elk girls lose to Cardinals 59-48

Elk center Victoria Jenson was double teamed by Coon Rapids' Brianna Havelka (15) and Courtney Pasiowitz (35). (Photo by Bruce Strand)


The Coon Rapids Cardinals handed Elk River its 10th straight loss in girls basketball 59-48 on Thursday evening at ERHS.

Courtney Pasiowetz tallied 18 points and Jesse Owens 15 to lead the Cardinals (8-6 conference, 8-10 overall).

Holly Skalsky of the Elks drove to the basket. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

Victoria Jenson scored 13 for the Eks (1-14 conference, 5-15 overall). Jordyn Sohns, Shelby Gracik and Mikayla Macomber netted 8 each.

The Elks shot 11-for-49 from the field and 6-for-8 at the line.

Elk River will  play at No. 2 ranked Eden Prairie on Monday.