Pelican Rapids girls basketball team traveled to East Grand Forks in a non-conference game Jan. 3.
The lady Vikings shot 58% from the field and held the Greenwave to 15% from the field. The Vikings defeated the Greenwave 48-26. “Our defense was very good tonight and we did a nice job of contesting shots,” said coach Brian Korf.
The Vikings built a lead in the first half by scoring 25 points in the first half and limiting the Greenwave to 6 points in the first half.
In the second half, the Vikings scored 23 points and the Greenwave scored 20 points.
The Vikings outrebounded the Greeenwave 34-23. Leading the Vikings in rebounding was Adriana Torres with 9 rebounds and Greta Tollefson with 8 rebounds. Anna Stephenson and Ryley Paulson had 4 rebounds each and Maddie Guler and Kaylie Isaman had 3 rebounds each.
Maddie Guler led the Vikings with 4 assists while Sarah Thompson dished out 3 assists.
Adriana Torres led the Vikings in scoring with 19 points and Greta Tollefson scored 14 points. Kaylie Isaman had 6 points and Sarah Thompson scored 5 points. Mia Stewart and Ryley Paulson chipped in 2 points each.
Boys, girls twin bill Jan. 10
This week, the Vikings travel to Wadena-Deer Creek on Tuesday, host Frazee in a boys/girls doubleheader, travel to Breckenridge on Friday night and then play Battle Lake at Concordia College on Saturday night at 6:00pm.
“We have a busy week and will need to stay focused throughout this week to be successful,” commented coach Korf.