Norway grads making impact with women’s basketball teams

Women's Basketball

IRON MOUNTAIN — Britta Grayvold was among three players scoring in double-figures as the Milwaukee School of Engineering women’s basketball team defeated Illinois Tech 64-36 for its first win of the season Tuesday.

Grayvold, a freshman reserve from Norway, scored 12 points for the Raiders (1-1).

Jordan Kraemer, who teamed up with Grayvold at Norway, finished with 25 points and 12 rebounds in Bay College’s 82-57 win over Alpena this month.

“Jordan played very well,” said Drake. “Twenty-five and 12. That’s a nice game.”

MSU women 4-0: Michigan State women’s basketball improved to 4-0 with a 97-60 win over Detroit Mercy in its road opener on Tuesday night.

Crystal Falls’ Lexi Gussert played 11 minutes, scoring three points with four rebounds, four assists and two steals.

Michigan State takes part Saturday in the PK80 Invitational, facing No. 1 UConn in Eugene, Ore., at 2 p.m. (Central time)

Muskies hooked: The visiting Lakeland Muskies (2-1) made just seven of their first 25 shots and committed 26 turnovers in a 58-44 non-conference loss to UW-Stevens Point.

Miranda Jacobson (Felch) and Rachel Stankevich (Goodman) both scored 12 points each to lead Lakeland. Maddy Doll (Florence) had four assists.