Vikings grab second NEIC victory
Thursday, January 17, 2013 2:03 AM
Battling a team just ahead of them in conference standings, the Decorah girls basketball team (3-9, 2-5 NEIC) took advantage and picked up its second victory of the year, defeating Charles City 58-46.
Taylor Schuring watches the play unfold in a recent game. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
The road victory gives Decorah just its second conference win of the year.
Decorah put together a good first quarter, keeping pace with the Comets. At the end of the first, Decorah trailed 12-13. In the second frame, the offense continued to hum, posting 14 points. However, the Comets put up 16 to go ahead 29-26.
The third quarter saw the Vikes fall behind by as much as 37-30 halfway through before they struck back, cutting it to two points at 41-39 with a minute to go and eventually tying it at 41 with eight minutes to go.
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