No. 1 PAC/L-M too much for Clarion-Goldfield

Elle Ruffridge scored 32 points, including eight 3-pointers, and tallied 10 assists and five steals as Class 3A No. 1-ranked Pocahontas Area/ Laurens-Marathon beat Clarion-Goldfield 97-16 on Tuesday at Pocahontas.

The Indians jumped out to a 34-4 lead after the first quarter. It was 60-11 at halftime and 81-11 after the third.

Payton Hjerleid added 16 points, six rebounds, five assists and five steals for PAC/  L-M, now 10-0. Faith Meyer finished with 11 points, five rebounds, five assists and four steals. Olivia Ahlers added 10 points, five rebounds and three rebounds.

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