Vikings Sweep the Wolves

Vikings Sweep the Wolves

The Wolves were ready to even out the weekend series against the Vikings. The first quarter started off with low scoring by both teams. Wolves #11 Britney Peters scored 5 points and the Vikings put up 2 – 3 pointers to go up by 5 to end the quarter.

The second quarter started strong for the Wolves. Sophie Leslie drained a 3 pointer and a steal by Heidi Derksen put the Wolves within 2. The Vikings went onto a 5-0 run which ended with a Wolves timeout. Vikings up 23-17. A few quick hoops back and forth, a GPRC fast break and the Wolves closed the gap to 6. #11 Heidi Derksen scored and was fouled late in the quarter to come within 4. Vikings called a timeout and came out strong. #12 had 3 points to go up 7. Brittany Peters responded with a bucket. Vikings drained a 3 with 20 seconds left, Vikings up 35-27 at half.

Both teams came out strong in the second half. The Vikings put a quick 10 points on the board to take a bigger lead. Wolves battled hard and closed the gap to 54-40.

#12 Sophie Melin had 6 points for the Wolves, and the Vikings got points from 5 different players in the fourth quarter. Both teams battled hard at both ends, and the game ended 66-51 for the Vikings.

The Mr. Mikes Player of the Game for the Wolves was #12 Sophie Melin with 18 points and 9 rebounds. For the Vikings #5 Jessica Haenni with 16 points and 3 rebounds.