Wausa Lady Vikings drop final two regular season games

WAUSA — The Lady Vikes suffered a 52-37 setback to Hartington-Newcastle Friday and fell Thursday to rival Osmond, 44-39.

The Lady Vikes fell behind 14-8 after the first frame, but regrouped in the second frame to outscore the visiting Lady Wildcats 16-10 and tie the game at 24-24 at the halftime break.

The Wausa offense went cold in the second half, as the Vikes were only able to drop in 13 more points, while the HNS offense hit for 28 to earn the 15-point win.

Wausa 8 16 8 5 — 37

Hartington-Newcastle 14 10 15 13 — 52

SCORING

WAUSA - Morgan Kleinschmit, 10; Anika Alonzo, 10; Alexa Timmerman, 6; Esther Nelson, 5; Abby Kaiser, 3; Blair Wakeley, 3.

REBOUNDS

WAUSA - Morgan Kleinschmit, 8; Emily Woockman, 7; Alexa Cunningham, 5; Esther Nelson, 4; Abby Kaiser, 1; Darla Nelson, 1; Leah Bloomquist, 1; Ashlynn Timmerman, 1.

ASSISTS

WAUSA - Morgan Kleinschmit, 3; Esther Nelson, 2; Blair Wakeley, 2; Leah Bloomquist, 1; Ashlynn Timmerman, 1.

STEALS

WAUSA - Morgan Kleinschmit, 3; Blair Wakeley, 1; Abby Kaiser, 1; Leah Bloomquist, 1.

Wausa and Osmond battled evenly in the first half, but the Lady Tigers pulled away in the second half to earn a 44-39 win over the Lady Vikes.

Morgan Kleinschmit earned a double-double to pace Wausa in the contest. She hit for 11 points and pulled down 12 rebounds.

Leah Bloomquist and Blair Wakeley played key roles on defense, collecting two steals each.

The losses end the Vikes regular season at 6-15.

Wausa entered SubDistrict action Monday night against Creighton.

Wausa 7 14 8 10 — 39

Osmond 10 12 7 15 — 44

SCORING

WAUSA - Morgan Kleinschmit, 11; Alexa Cunningham, 7; Abby Kaiser, 5; Ashlynn Timmerman, 5; Leah Bloomquist, 4; Blair Wakeley, 3; Esther Nelson, 2; Abrielle Nelson, 2.

REBOUNDS

WAUSA - Morgan Kleinschmit, 12; Esther Nelson, 5; Emily Woockman, 5; Abrielle Nelson, 4; Ashlynn Timmerman, 3; Alexa Cunningham, 3; Abby Kaiser, 3; Blair Wakeley, 2.

ASSISTS

WAUSA - Leah Bloomquist, 2; Abby Kaiser, 2; Morgan Kleinschmit, 1; Blair Wakeley, 1.

STEALS

WAUSA - Leah Bloomquist, 3; Blair Wakeley, 3; Abby Kaiser, 2; Emily Woockman, 1; AshlynnTimmerman, 1.

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