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Stevens Raiders Take Two From Scoopers

RAPID CITY, SD — The Rapid City Stevens Raider girls jumped out to a 21-1 lead after one quarter and cruised to a 69-26 win over the Sturgis Scoopers on Tuesday night.

Taaliyah Porter canned 20 points and pulled down six rebounds for the Raiders, who improved to 7-2 on the season. Stevens shot 28 of 55 from the field for 50% and made seven of 11 free throws for 64%.  Rapid City committed 15 turnovers and grabbed 44 rebounds.

Tori Williams scored six points and had eight boards for Sturgis, who fell to 0-8.  The Scoopers  made 10 of 61 field goals for 16% and six of 14 free throws for 43%.  Sturgis had 16 turnovers and 32 rebounds.

In the boys game, Stevens led 18-6 after one quarter and maintained their 12 point lead at the half, leading the Scoopers 28-16 at the break.  Jake Vliem had 10 points at intermission for Sturgis.

Sturgis cut into the Raider lead in the third quarter and trailed by 10 until Stevens extended their advantage to 42-29 headed into the fourth. The Scoopers went 0-6 from the field and made only two of six charity tosses in the final stanza and fell to the Raiders by a score of 50-31.

Nash Sobczak led Stevens with 13 points.  Hayden Gebhart and Thomas Martian added eight apiece for the Raiders, who improved to 2-6 on the year.  Stevens shot 43% from the field and four of 10 from the free throw line, committing 12 turnovers and snaring 36 rebounds.

Vliem finished with 11 points and six boards for Sturgis, who fell to 2-5.  Ty Buus added nine points.  The Scoopers had 18 turnovers, 27 boards, shot 28% from the field and 54% from the charity stripe.

The Scoopers travel to Lead-Deadwood on Friday to take on the Golddiggers. The girls game is scheduled to start at 5:30pm.


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2:37 pm, April 12, 2024
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