by Steve Peterson
West Sioux girls’ basketball team dropped a hard-fought 55-53 War Eagle Conference clash at South O’Brien in Paullina Jan. 22.
The Lady Falcons’ overall record was 10-6 after the loss.
Jade Lynn Vlotho led the visitors with 20 points.
It was the Lady Falcons’ third straight loss.
In another game
West Sioux lost to Alcester-Hudson, 58-53, in non-conference play on Jan. 15.
Vlotho led the way with 21 points and eight rebounds. Bailey VanDenBerg had 17 points as she made four three-point baskets. Carissa Anderson netted nine points.
The Cubs led 33-18 at halftime before the Lady Falcons won the third quarter, 24-13, to key a more competitive second half.
WS vs. Alcester-Hudson
VanDenBerg: 17 points, 6-of-11 all field goal attempts, 4-of-7 three-point field goal attempts, 1-of-4 free throw attempts, 2 rebounds, 2 assists, 3 steals.
Jenna Rehder: 1 point, 0-of-6 all field goal attempts, 0-of-3 three-point field goal attempts, 1-of-3 free throw attemptsd, 4 rebounds, 2 steals.
Courtney Hummel: 0-of-1 all field goal attempt.
Rylee Negaard: 3 points, 1-of-4 all field goal attempts, 1-of-3 free throw attempts, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal.
Anderson: 4-of-9 all field goal attempts, 0-of-4 three-point field goal attempts, 1-of-2 free throw attempts, 3 rebounds, 4 assists, 4 steals.
Amanda Mace: 0-of-1 all field goal attempt, 1 rebound.
Callie Schmidt: 2 points, 1-of-3 all field goal attempts, 0-of-2 free throw attempts, 6 rebounds.
Vlotho: 21 points, 9-of-17 all field goal attempts, 4-of-14 three-point field goal attempts, 7-of-21 free throw attempts, 30 rebounds, 9 assists, 11 steals.
WS 9- 9- 24-11-53
AH 18-15- 13-12-58
The final regular season home contest for Lady Falcons seniors VanDenBerg. Hummel, Anderson and Vlotho will be when the Lady Falcons host Gehlen Catholic at 6:00 p.m., Feb. 5.
The girls and boys host Hinton on Feb. 1.