On Tues., Jan. 5, the Lady Chiefs clashed with the Aberdeen Christian Knights in Doland. They lost an offensive battle 56-59. Katie Dubro scored 22 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and had four steals. Anna Decker added 11 points while Jorja Huls had eight points and four rebounds.
The team traveled to Marion on Thurs., Jan. 7 to play Freeman Academy/Marion and defeated the Bearcats by a score of 55-41. Coach Jeff Nolte praised his girls for their “balanced effort” in the win. Huls scored 11 points, had six steals and four assists while Kaitlyn Maas scored 11 points and grabbed six rebounds for the Lady Chiefs. Decker added 10 points and 10 rebounds as Dubro added 10 points, seven rebounds and five steals.
The Lady Chiefs hosted Sunshine Bible Academy on Fri., Jan. 8. With a 52-17 victory, Nolte was pleased with the offensive and defensive effort against the Crusaders. Dubro led scoring with 21 points and had five steals; Decker added nine points and grabbed eight rebounds. Maas had eight points and four steals. Huls scored six points.
“Winning on back-to-back nights is a great step for our program,” said Coach Nolte.
The Lady Chiefs are now 3-4. The team will begin play in the 281 Conference Tournament on Fri., Jan. 15. The junior varsity team is now 4-2.