Sebeka used a 14-0 run in the first half to take the lead and used a 22-8 run in the second half to take control in a 69-48 victory over the Nevis girls basketball team at Sebeka on Monday, Jan. 20.

Nevis jumped out to a 10-9 lead with 10:33 to play in the first half behind two baskets off rebounds by Ava Isaacson, a 3-pointer by Kia Heide and a jumper by Emily Funk.

The Trojans countered as two layups by Maya Lake sparked a 14-0 run that produced a 23-10 advantage with 5:18 to go in the first half. A jumper by Mya Stacey and a putback by Heide kept the Tigers within 33-20 at the break.

A jumper and a layup by Isaacson, a jumper by Heide and a layup off a steal by Stacey kept Nevis within 41-30 with 10:52 to play before the Trojans took control as 3-pointers by Lake and Mackenzie Nelson and four layups by Jayde Peterson extended the lead to 63-38 with 3:10 to play. Kayli Bessler and Addison Lindow had layups while Heide and Isaacson hit jumpers for Nevis during that 22-8 run by the Trojans.

A 3-pointer by Mackenzie Mitchell and a layup by Heide capped off the scoring for the Tigers.

Heide’s 17 points and eight rebounds along with Isaacson’s double-double of 10 points and 10 rebounds led the Tigers. Stacey had four steals and Heide had three steals as Nevis fell to 2-5 against Section 5A teams and 4-12 overall.

Nelson (17), Peterson (14), Lake (13) and Lillquist (12) scored in double figures to lead a balanced scoring attack for Sebeka. The Trojans forced 27 turnovers and made 7 of 27 3-pointers to improve to 6-1 in section games and 9-7 overall.

NEVIS: Funk 1 0-0 2, Heide 5 6-6 17, Isaacson 5 0-1 10, A. Lindow 2 4-8 8, Mitchell 1 1-2 4, Bessler 1 0-0 2, Stacey 2 1-2 5. Totals: 17 for 56 (FG), 12 for 19 (FT).
SEBEKA: Erickson 1 2-4 4, Nelson 7 0-0 17, Lak e5 2-2 13, Lillquist 4 2-2 12, Peterson 7 0-1 14, Eckman 1 0-0 3, Bullock 1 0-0 2, Rathcke 1 0-0 2, Lee 0 1-2 1, Plautz 0 1-2 1. Totals: 27 for 68 (FG), 8 for 13 (FT).
Halftime: Sebeka 33, Nevis 20. Three-pointers: Heide 1, Mitchell 1, Nelson 3, Lake 1, Lillquist 2, Eckman 1. Team fouls: Nevis 15, Sebeka 20. Rebounds: Nevis 37 (Isaacson 10, Heide 8, Bessler 6, A. Lindow 5, Funk 4, Stacey 3, Mitchell 1). Assists: Nevis 3 (Isaacson 1, A. Lindow 1, Bessler 1). Steals: Nevis 12 (Stacey 4, Heide 3, Isaacson 2, A. Lindow 1, Funk 1, Bessler 1). Turnovers: Nevis 27, Sebeka 17.