On Mon., Feb. 1, the Lady Chiefs traveled to Elkton. Kaitlyn Maas had 10 points; Katie Dubro had eight points and nine rebounds, while Anna Decker had eight points and grabbed three rebounds in the loss against Elkton-Lake Benton. Coach Jeff Nolte noted that they faced some difficult height matchups against the Elks.
The Lady Chiefs faced the Vikings in a home matchup on Thurs., Feb. 4.
Dubro led the team with 12 points and eight rebounds; Maas scored nine points and grabbed four rebounds. Harley Nelson had 11 points and two rebounds, while Decker had six points, four rebounds and four assists in the loss.
On Feb. 6, Iroquois/Doland took on the Leola/Frederick Titans in Doland. Dubro took control, netted 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while Nelson had eight points and eight rebounds. However, the Titans pulled away in the fourth quarter and handed the Chiefs a loss.
On Tues., Feb. 9, seniors Hailey Geyer, Jorja Huls, Kaitlyn Maas and Cayce Schneider were recognized as they played in the final home game of their careers in Iroquois.
Dubro had 13 points, was 5/10 from the free throw line and grabbed 11 rebounds. Decker scored seven points and had four rebounds while Jorja Huls had four points and five rebounds. Nolte credits his girls with playing better defense against the Blackhawks.
In a road match-up on Thur., Feb. 11, the Lady Chiefs battled the Hitchcock-Tulare Patriots but fell short in the fourth quarter.
“I am very proud of our effort tonight,” said Coach Jeff Nolte.
Dubro scored 21 points, shot 6/8 from the free throw line and grabbed 12 rebounds. Decker added 12 points, was 4/6 from the line, grabbed five rebounds and had three assists. Huls scored eight points and had two rebounds as Nelson scored five and grabbed three rebounds.
The Lady Chiefs met the Warbirds in Wolsey on Fri., Feb. 12. Maas led scoring with 13 points and five rebounds while Huls added eight points and four rebounds.
The Lady Chiefs are now 4-15 and will begin region play next week.