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Tracy Meichsner keeps the ball in the Tigers' zone Tuesday at Morris Area.

Tiger girls fall to Montevideo at home

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MORRIS - Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta and Montevideo were tied at 28 at the half, but the ThunderHawks pulled away to win 50-47 in a West Central Conference game on Tuesday.


"The Tigers fought a good battle, tying the ThunderHawks at half with Beth Holland hitting a paid of free-throws with 10 seconds left," said coach Dale Henrich. "We took really good care of the ball, having only three turnovers by halftime."

The Tigers were 6-for-12 from the line in the first half and 7-for-10 in the second.

Overall, the Tigers shot at 27 percent going 4-for-18 from three-point range.

"We ended the game with a tie for a season-low 10 turnovers and 32 rebounds."

Tracy Meichsner led with 10 rebounds, followed by fellow guard Holland with nine boards.

Katie Holzheimer had 13 points for the Tigers.

Kendyl Anderson led Montevideo with 18 points and sank four 3-pointers.

Tia Diggins added 16 points and Ashley Hoehne had 10.

Montevideo 50

Morris/C-A 47

Montevideo 28 22 -- 50

Morris/C-A 28 19 -- 47

MORRIS/C-A - 15-56 FG (4-18 3-pt); 13-22 FT; 32 rebounds; 16 fouls; Scoring: Mackenzie Smith 5, Beth Holland 10, Brooke Wente 2, Katie Holzheimer 13, Tracy Meichsner 6, Nicole Strobel 11; 3-point shots: Holzheimer 3, Holland 1; Rebounds: Meichsner 10, Holland 9, Strobel 7, Smith 3, Holzheimer 2, Gades 1; Assists: Courtney Gades 3, Meichsner 3, Smith 2, Holly Amundson 1, Holland 1, Strobel 1; Steals: Meichsner 5, Smith 3, Strobel 2, Holland 2, Cassey Hickman 1, Miranda Day 1

MONTEVIDEO - 17 FG (6 3-pt); 10-10 FT; rebounds not available; 20 fouls; Scoring: Kendyl Anderson 18, Tia Diggins 16, Ashley Hoehne 10, Julia Longworth 4, Kelsey Amborn 2; 3-point shots: Anderson 4, Diggins 2; Rebound leaders: not available; Assist leaders: not available; Steal leaders: not available