Lady Mustangs shake up 275 race
With two-time all-state guard Megan Rosenbohm sidelined, North Nodaway's girls took full advantage, beating a depleted Nodaway-Holt team 55-35 Friday night in Graham.
North Nodaway blew the game open in the third quarter, outscoring the Trojans 18-5 to expand the lead to 20 points.
The Mustangs scored 49 of their 55 points in the first three quarters and held Nodaway-Holt to just 11 second half points.
North Nodaway improved to 11-7 overall, 1-1 in the 275 and avenged a loss to Nodaway-Holt in the finals of the Northwest Missouri Tournament. The Trojans dropped to 12-4 overall and 2-1 in the 275.
The Mustangs had four players score in double-figures on the night. Cambry Schluter had a game-high 14 points. Leslie Birkenholz posted 11 points. Erin Greeley and Sam Frueh had 10 apiece.
Nodaway-Holt was led by Amanda O'Riley with 13 points. She hit all three of the team's 3-pointers. Krysta Beattie scored eight points. Bailee Lance and Kalli Devers scored five apiece.
Jefferson 39 South Nodaway 26
After building a 15 point halftime lead, Jefferson's girls recovered from a shaky third quarter to put away South Nodaway for a 39-26 win Friday in Conception Junction.
The Longhorns limited Jefferson to four third quarter points and pulled within 10, but the Eagles stretched their lead back out in the fourth.
Jefferson's defense was strong throughout, holding South Nodaway under double-figures in every quarter.
The Eagles were at their best offensively in the first half, scoring 27 points and 16 in the opening quarter.
South Nodaway managed just six in both and trailed 27-12 at the half.
Jefferson's top scorer was Sarah Kemper with 10 points. She hit two of the team's three, 3-pointers.
Shanna Welch and Jessie Henry each had eight points.
Alexis Nielson led South Nodaway with six points. Andrea Henggeler scored five and Malainee Hilsabeck had four.
North Andrew 50 Northeast Nodaway 25
The Lady Cardinals built their entire margin of victory in the first half of a 50-25 win over Northeast Nodaway Friday in Rosendale.
The game got away from Northeast Nodaway (8-10) in the second quarter when they were outscored 19-2. This extended North Andrew's lead to 31-6 at the half.
Both teams scored 19 second half points.
North Andrew's Shaina Pittman led all scorers with 10 points. Danielle Chambers had nine followed by Brinsley Oliver with eight.
Dallis Coffelt scored a team-high seven for NEN. Claudia Wiederholt and Kristan Judd each had four.