Lady Gorillas Fall Short to Trojans

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Alexa Hannahs

The Lady Gorillas traveled to Parkston last Friday to play the Parkston Trojans but came home with a loss of 54-37. The Lady Gorillas were only down by two in the end of the first half with a score of 23-21, but then lost their momentum in the second half ending the game 54-37.

Emma Schweigert led the girls with 12 points, followed by Hannah Juracek, Megan Preslicka, and Allison Ekroth with 6 points. Preslicka also was 2 for 2 from the free throw line, while A. Ekroth was 2 for 4. Schweigert also helped the team by making two three-pointers.

On the defensive side, A. Ekroth led the team in blocks with 2, Schweigert and Juracek each had 1 apiece. A. Ekroth and Schweigert pulled down 4 rebounds apiece. Preslicka and A. Ekroth had 2 steals, and Schweigert, Juracek, and Ivy Ekroth each had 1 apiece.

The next game will be tonight against White River at home with the JV game starting at 6:30 p.m.