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Somerset’s girls celebrate after winning their game against Bloomer in two overtimes.

Somerset girls basketball wins opener in double overtime

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They might be the youngest varsity team in any sport in the area, but Somerset girls showed the basketball world that they are ready to play.


The Spartans hosted Bloomer in their season opener. After a few shaky moments in the first half, the Spartans quickly proved they were fully capable to handle varsity action. When the game stretched into an overtime, and then another, the Spartans held their ground, winning in the second overtime 55-53.

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Dave Newman
Dave Newman has been the sports editor at the New Richmond News since 1988. He has covered the action in the Middle Border Conference, Dunn-St. Croix Conference and Big Rivers Conference for nearly 30 years.
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