Viking girls basketball team turns in a dominant performance against Oelwein

Posted: Wed, Dec 18, 2019 9:05 AM
Emma Nierengarten (file photo)

Eight members of the Decorah Viking girls basketball team scored on Tuesday night and the result was a 47-11 home victory against the Oelwein Huskies.

Decorah led 12-3 at the end of the first quarter and 26-7 at halftime.  The Vikings held Oelwein to just four second half points.

Ambria Pipho had 11 points for the Vikings, while Emma Nierengarten had 10.

"Overall, we had a balanced offensive game and played solid defense," said Viking head coach Shannon Quandahl, who added, "We continue to strive for excellence with every game and every practice."

Decorah is now 5-2 overall on the season and 1-2 in the NEIC.  The Vikings will travel to New Hampton Friday night.