|Scooper girls drop first round district game to Stevens
Scoopers vs Stevens
Gary Matthews - February 28, 2017
RAPID CITY, S.D. – Rapid City Stevens used a 10-1 run in the 3rd quarter to pull away from Sturgis, and pick up a 52-40 win in first round district tournament action Monday night.
After a 7-7 first quarter, Stevens led 20-17 at halftime. Both teams shot poorly in the first half.
Turnovers and lack of shots for Sturgis hurt them in the 3rd as Stevens increased their lead to 12.
Both teams exploded in points in the fourth quarter, but Sturgis couldn’t gain any ground.
Hanna VanDerWerf led Stevens with 11 points. Ally Riddle chipped in 10.
Brook Janz led Sturgis with 14 points.
The Sturgis Scooper Girls will host the Douglas Patriots in the Consolation Championship of the District 4AA Girls Basketball tournament on Thursday, March 2nd at 6:00 PM in the West Gym of Sturgis Brown High School.
The winner of that game will travel and play the loser of the Aberdeen Central/Pierre game on Monday, March 6th in the Region 2AA Championship. The winner of this game will advance to the State AA Girls Basketball Tournament that will be held in Rapid City on March 16th-18th.