Decorah Girls Basketball Team Score Conference Win

Posted: Wed, Dec 9, 2020 11:02 AM

The Decorah Girls Varsity Basketball team gained a forty-four point victory over Oelwein on Tuesday night. The Vikings led 26-3 against Oelwein at the end of the first quarter giving them a strong lead to start. By half-time the score went to 43-12, Viking's advantage. By the end of the third quarter we saw our team bolster their lead even further with a score of 56-20.

Bryar Duwe, Yazmeen Whitsitt, and Emma Merengarten led the team in total points. Bryar Duwe and Yazmeen Whitsitt both scoring 20 points and Emma scoring 12.

Head Coach Shannon Quandahl said after the game, "This was a nice conference win. We pushed the ball well and capitalized on turnovers created by our defense." Quandahl added, "I was pleased with our effort and competitiveness."

Decorah is now 2-0 in the season. The Vikings will host New Hampton on Friday night.