Taylor Schuring had five blocks against Charles City. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
Taylor Schuring had five blocks against Charles City. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)

Two games in two nights, and the Decorah girls basketball team (3-9, 1-3 NEIC) dropped both contests.



Behind the arc

The three-point line hurt the Vikings Friday as Charles City (8-4, 3-3 NEIC) defeated Decorah 51-40.

In the game, the Comets hit seven shots from behind the arc. Decorah fell behind 2-7 early in the game and trailed 9-12 after the first quarter. The second frame saw the Vikes fall further behind as they were outscored 8-18 to make it 17-30 at the halftime break. Decorah cut the lead to seven at 23-30 early in the third but still trailed by 13, 29-42 with eight minutes remaining.

Decorah was led by Alexis Hove and Tess Olinger, who both had 10 points. Sondra Zidlicky added nine off the bench. Taylor Schuring had five blocks.

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