MITCHELL, S.D.(KELO)- The feature game of the evening saw top ranked Winner against second ranked Lennox. In the first half, the game was even until the Warriors closed the first half on an 8-0 run to take a 33-23 halftime lead.
Despite a surge from the Orioles in the third quarter, the Warriors were able to hang onto a fourth quarter lead and earn a 59-54 win over the Orioles.
With this win, the Warriors are now a perfect 10-0 at the midway point of the season, plus this was only their second win of the season, against a team with a winning record.
Despite the undefeated record and the top rank in class ‘A’, the Warriors know they still have to keep improving on the defensive side.
Winner (10-0) was led by Bella Swedlund who finished with 18 points and 6 rebounds, while Kalla Bertram finished with 17 points.
Lennox (10-1) was led by Madysen Vlastuin who scored 18 points, while Rianna Fillipi tallied 16 points and 3 assists.
The Warrior’s next action will be on Thursday as they travel to Pine Ridge. Tip-off is set for 4:00.
Lennox’s next game will be on Thursday against West Central, in Hartford. Tip-off is set for 6:30.