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Bellevue girls fall to IKM-Manning at state

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -

IKM-Manning stormed past Bellevue in the second half to post a 71-55 victory, eliminating the Comets from the girls state basketball tournament.

Bellevue, making their debut in the tournament, got 19 points from junior Kelsey Ernst.  The Comets held tough, holding a 31-29 lead at the halftime break.  They were outscored 24-13, however, in the third quarter, as IKM-Manning took control.

Tember Schechinger led the way for the third ranked Wolves with 23 points.

The loss was the first of the season for Bellevue as they finish at 25-1 overall.

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