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Rebounding leads Nevis girls to three wins

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Megan Norby and Riley Hanson had double-doubles as the Nevis girls basketball team defeated Northland and Cass Lake.

Norby's 26 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and five steals led the Tigers to a 61-46 win over Northland last Monday night while Hanson's 21 points, 19 rebounds, seven assists and six steals led the Tigers to a 66-35 win over Cass Lake last Tuesday night. Norby followed with 29 points in leading the Tigers to a 66-41 win over Walker-Hackensack-Akeley Friday night.

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Those three wins lifted the Tigers' record to 11-9.

Tigers defeat Northland

The Tigers dominated the boards in defeating Northland.

Hanson hauled down 16 rebounds and Mattie Hjelseth had 11 rebounds as Nevis collected 52 rebounds.

NEVIS: Norby 11 4-8 26, Dierkhising 3 0-0 8, Hanson 2 1-1 5, Bliss 2 0-0 4, Schuldt 3 0-0 8, Drury 2 0-0 4, K. Ahrendt 0 0-0 0, Hjelseth 3 0-0 6, Lucas 0 0-0 0, C. Ahrendt 0 0-0 0, Edelman 0 0-0 0. Totals: 26 for 80 (FG), 5 for 9 (FT).

Halftime: Nevis 44, Northland 25. Three-point field goals: Dierkhising 2, Schuldt 2. Rebounds: Nevis 52 (Hanson 16, Hjelseth 11, Norby 10, Bliss 7, Dierkhising 2, Schuldt 2, Drury 1, K. Ahrendt 1, C. Ahrendt 1, Edelman 1). Assists: Nevis 19 (Norby 6, Hjelseth 3, Dierkhising 2, Hanson 2, Bliss 2, Drury 2, Schuldt 1, Lucas 1). Steals: Nevis 16 (Hanson 6, Norby 5, Hjelseth 2, Dierkhising 1, Bliss 1, Drury 1). Blocked shots: Nevis 6 (Hanson 4, Hjelseth 1, Norby 1). Turnovers: Nevis 28.

Tigers defeat Cass Lake

The Tigers collected 53 rebounds in defeating Cass Lake in a Northwoods Conference game.

Norby had 19 points and eight rebounds while Hjel-seth had nine rebounds. Hannah Bliss and Schuldt also scored in double figures with 10 points each.

NEVIS: Norby 8 3-7 19, Dierkhising 1 0-0 2, Hanson 8 5-6 21, Wolf 0 0-0 0, Bliss 5 0-1 10, Schuldt 4 0-0 10, Drury 0 0-0 0, Hjelseth 1 0-1 2, Lucas 0 0-0 0, Ahrendt 1 0-0 2. Totals: 28 for 76 (FG), 8 for 15 (FT).

Halftime: Nevis 34, Cass Lake 20. Three-point field goals: Schuldt 2. Rebounds: Nevis 53 (Hanson 19, Bliss 9, Hjelseth 9, Norby 8, Dierkhising 3, Ahrendt 3, Wolf 1, Drury 1). Assists: Nevis 16 (Hanson 7, Hjelseth 3, Dierkhising 2, Bliss 2, Norby 1, Ahrendt 1). Steals: Nevis 12 (Hanson 6, Dierkhising 2, Bliss 1, Drury 1, Lucas 1, Norby 1). Blocked shots: Nevis 5 (Hanson 2, Hjelseth 2, Lucas 1). Turnovers: Nevis 24.

Tigers defeat Wolves

The Tigers controlled the boards with 45 rebounds in defeating W-H-A in a conference game.

Hanson had 12 rebounds while Hjelseth chipped in 10 points and eight rebounds as Nevis improved to 8-4 in conference play.

NEVIS: Norby 12 5-8 29, Dierkhising 3 0-0 8, Hanson 3 1-1 7, Wolf 1 0-0 2, Bliss 3 1-2 7, Schuldt 1 0-0 3, Drury 0 0-0 0, Hjelseth 5 0-1 10, Vedbraaten 0 0-0 0, Lucas 0 0-2 0, Ahrendt 0 0-0 0, Wormley 0 0-0 0 Totals: 28 for 69 (FG), 7 for 14 (FT).

Halftime: Nevis 31, W-H-A 24. Three-point field goals: Dierkhising 2, Schuldt 1. Rebounds: Nevis 45 (Hanson 12, Hjelseth 8, Norby 7, Bliss 6, Lucas 3, Schuldt 2, Drury 2, Ahrendt 2, Dierkhising 1, Wolf 1, Wormley 1). Assists: Nevis 16 (Norby 4, Drury 4, Schuldt 3, Hanson 2, Dierkhising 1, Hjelseth 1, Lucas 1). Steals: Nevis 16 (Bliss 4, Norby 3, Hjelseth 3, Hanson 2, Lucas 2, Dierkhising 1, Ahrendt 1). Blocked shots: Nevis 3 (Hanson 3). Turnovers: Nevis 17.

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