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Verndale's Christina Wright (23) brings the ball across midcourt Tuesday night as Sebeka's Logan Redetzke (5) plays defense. Photo by Brian Hansel, Pioneer Journal

Pirates extend win streak to nine games

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The Verndale Pirates extended their unbeaten string to nine games Tuesday by defeating Park Region Conference rival Sebeka 66-48 at Verndale.

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The Pirates went into the half with a hard-earned 31-26 advantage. The Pirates cushioned their lead in the second half by shooting 52 percent from the field.

Teresa Moenkedick was Verndale's top gunner with 19 points. Also scoring in double figures were Jordyn Glenz (14), Sarah Moenkedick (10) and Shania Glenz (10).

Krista Dailey led Verndale on the boards with 11.

Heidi Olson scored 14 points for the Trojans and Brett Brockpahler added 11.

The victory gave the Pirates sole possession of second place in the PRC. Art Schluttner's club is 6-3 in conference play and 16-5 overall.

Following a home game Monday with Swanville, the Pirates will travel to New York Mills on Tuesday and Hillcrest on Thursday.

SEBEKA (48)

J. Titcomb 5, H. Olson 14, K. Brockpahler 9, L. Redetzke 3, J. Lillquist 6, B. Brockpahler 11. Totals: 19 10-16 48

VERNDALE (66)

T. Moenkedick 19, J. Glenz 14, S. Moenkedick 10, E. Kern 9, S. Glenz 10, K. Schmitz 4. Totals: 29/1 5-8 66

Sebeka 26 22 - 48

Verndale 31 35 - 66

Verndale 48, Ashby 30

The Pirates outpointed the Arrows 25-4 in the first half Feb. 8 in a non-conference win over the Little Eight team.

Teresa Moenkedick sparked the Pirates with 20 points. Art Schluttner's club shot a steady 42 percent on Ashby's home court.

Amber Sundal and Abbigail Ras paced the Arrows with nine points apiece. The Arrows shot a cool 25 percent from the field.

VERNDALE (48)

T. Moenkedick 20, J. Glenz 7, S. Moenkedick 4, K. Dailey 2, E. Kern 6, S. Glenz 8, K. Schmitz 1. Totals: 19/1 7-12 48

ASHBY (30)

A. Sundal 9, A. Ras 9, P. Nelson 2, C. Jordan 2, M. Van Santen 6, M. Roley 2. Totals: 6/4 6-7 30

Verndale 25 23 - 48

Ashby 4 26 - 30

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