The Royall girls basketball team traveled to La Crosse Logan on Feb. 29 to compete against No. 1 Cochrane-Fountain City in the sectional semi-final game. C-FC jumped to a quick 7–0 lead in the first two minutes of play, as Kasey Jones passes to set up a play. (Tasha Mueller photo)
Marah Gruen keeps it under the basket for a quick basket attempt. Royall struggled to keep any lead within the first half, as C-FC held onto a 31–16 halftime lead. (Tasha Mueller photo)
Kayla Rick passes in the first half of sectional play. Marah Gruen led with 15 points, as Bria Gruen notched 11 points, Brooklyn Gruen tallied 3, and Kasey Jones had 2 points. (Tasha Mueller photo)
Brooklyn Gruen balances the ball to gain a Royall possession. Both teams scored 15 points in the second half, but it was C-FC that held onto an early lead to advance in the sectional 46–31. C-FC then played Argyle/Pecatonica and fell in the sectional final 59–46. (Tasha Mueller photo)