Published On: Wed, Jan 18th, 2017

Lady Tigers overcome slow start, down Warriors

OSMOND — Despite allowing the Neligh-Oakdale Warriors to score the first seven points of the game and to hold a 14-7 lead at the end of the first quarter, the Osmond Lady Tiger basketball team clawed their way back into the Tuesday, Jan. 10, game in Osmond to win 49-33.
While the outlook of the game didn’t look good in the first quarter, the Lady Tigers calmed themselves and used the next three quarters to develop a big lead. This started with a 15-3 run in the second quarter. The Lady Tigers made a nice push, especially in the final four minutes of the half.
Emily Bolz, who scored 12 points in the game, was a big part of the run. She was five-for-eight from the field and seemed to make all her close-range shots.
In the second half, the Lady Tiger offense caught fire. They outscored the Warriors 17-7 in the third quarter and 27-16 altogether in the half.
In particular, Caitlin Kumm, who had struggled to get anything to work her way in the first half, started to hit her shots. Kumm scored 19 points and was four-for-eight from beyond the three-point arc.
The Lady Tigers shot 16-for-43 (37%) overall, their best performance in several games.

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