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Pirates bow to Trojans 58-33

The Verndale Pirates ran out of gas in the second half Friday night in a 58-33 Park Region Conference loss at Sebeka.

"I thought we played one of our better games this year," Verndale head coach Art Schluttner said. "I thought our girls played extremely well and showed up ready to play."

The Pirates scored just 14 points against the Sebeka defense in the second half and finished the game shooting 31 percent from the floor.

Alicia Boe and Jessica Lillquist led the Trojans with 17 points. Katie Huttunen canned 10. The Trojans were impressive at the line hitting on 16 of 19 foul shots for an 84 percent clip.

Megan Richter and Lizzy Yungbauer paced the Pirates with seven tallies each.


A. Boe 17, B. Brockpahler 5, J. Titcomb 2, J. Lillquist 17, K. Brockpahler 4, Katie Huttunen 10, K. Hammerin 2. Totals: 21 16-19 53


L. Yungbauer 7, E. Johnson 8, J. Schluttner 4, M. Richter 7, A. Richter 3, T. Moenkedick 4. Totals: 14/1 2-10 33

Sebeka 28 30 - 58

Verndale 19 14 - 33