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GIRLS BASKETBALL - Storm Lake tops Schaller-Crestland

Tuesday, December 11, 2001

STORM LAKE - Brooke Overturf scored 14 points to lead three players in double figures as Storm Lake knocked off Schaller-Crestland 60-41 on Saturday at Tornado Fieldhouse.

Storm Lake jumped out to a 19-8 lead after the first quarter. The Tornadoes extended their lead to 36-18 by halftime. It was 51-34 entering the fourth period.

Molly Daniels scored 12 points and Billie Blanchard added 10 for Storm Lake, now 3-2 overall. Jenny Woodford and Casey Jennett each scored eight.

Jennett cleared eight rebounds, Blanchard six and Overturf five. Daniels handed out four assists and Paige Havens three.

Overturf charted six steals, while Blanchard and Lindsey Frederiksen each had three.

Storm Lake made 22 of 60 field goals for 37 percent. Schaller-Crestland was 18 of 45 for 40 percent.

"We came out ready to play," Storm Lake coach Stacey VanDerSloot said. "We played a solid four quarters. We still need to work on pressure situations. Twenty turnovers are too many. We had a great team effort for the entire team. When we have three girls in double figures, it's hard to know who to stop."

Storm Lake hosts LeMars tonight.

Storm Lake 45

Spirit Lake 37

Brooke Overturf scored 12 points and collected seven rebounds to help send Storm Lake to a win over Spirit Lake last Friday night at Spirit Lake.

Spirit Lake led 4-3 after the first period and 13-11 at halftime. Storm Lake used a 17-10 spurt to take a 28-23 lead into the fourth period.

Molly Daniels scored nine points and Jenny Woodford added eight. Woodford also had five rebounds and three assists. Chelsea Anderson had three steals and Billie Blanchard two assists.

"We had a tough time running our offense the first half," Storm Lake coach Stacey VanDerSloot said. "The girls really came out in the third quarter determined to win. It was a hard-fought battle for us, but it showed they can pull off the close one."

Aurelia 50

Schaller-Crestland 43

Aurelia used a 33-15 spurt in the second half to rally from an 11-point halftime deficit to beat Schaller-Crestland last Friday in Northwest Conference action at Schaller.

Aurelia trailed 28-17 at halftime, but outscored the Wildcats 18-9 in the third quarter to pull within 37-35 heading into the fourth period.

Kim Parker had 20 points, nine rebounds and four steals to lead Aurelia. Nicole Benes had 11 points, six rebounds, three assists and three blocked shots. Jill Smith added 11 assists and three steals.

Monica Bloyer scored 14 points for Schaller-Crestland.



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