Ruffridge’s 39 points help PAC/L-M beat Spirit Lake

Elle Ruffridge poured in 39 points and added nine assists and four rebounds to lead Class 3A No. 2-ranked Pocahontas Area/Laurens-Mara-thon to an 86-34 win over Spirit Lake on Monday at Spirit Lake.

The Indians, now 19-1, jumped out to a 41-15 lead after the first quarter. It was 62-22 at halftime and 84-29 after three periods.

Ruffridge made 12 of 19 field goals, including 8 of 10 from beyond the 3-point arc. She was also 7 of 7 from the free throw line.

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