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Mitchell girls fall at No. 4 Lynx

BRANDON--A 16-4 opening quarter for No. 4 Brandon Valley helped the Lynx pick up an Eastern South Dakota Conference girls basketball victory 50-23 over Mitchell at Brandon Saturday.

Mitchell's Jenna Weich puts up a shot during a girls basketball game Saturday at Brandon Valley.
Mitchell's Jenna Weich puts up a shot during a girls basketball game Saturday at Brandon Valley.

BRANDON-A 16-4 opening quarter for No. 4 Brandon Valley helped the Lynx pick up an Eastern South Dakota Conference girls basketball victory 50-23 over Mitchell at Brandon Saturday.

The Kernels had a rough shooting game, converting just five field goals in the game and trailed 29-9 at halftime. Mitchell also was forced into 30 turnovers against the Lynx, who improved to 5-1 on the season.

BV was led by 13 points from Trinity Law and got eight points from Krista Bickley. The Kernels were led by Kendra Brewster's seven-point game.

The Lynx were 15-for-49 shooting in the game for 31 percent and made 19-for-29 free throws. Mitchell finished 5-for-23 shooting and was 13-for-22 on free throws. Both teams had 20 rebounds.

Mitchell will play at Huron on Thursday to continue ESD play in a girls-boys doubleheader at the Huron Arena. Brandon Valley hosts Watertown on Tuesday.

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For more on the game, see Tuesday's print edition of The Daily Republic.

M 4 9 17 23

BV 16 29 38 50

Scoring:

Mitchell (0-3): Mackenzie Miller 4, Tess Limberg 2, Mandy Schmidt 2, Kendra Brewster 7, Shianne Hiemstra 2, Carly Haring 4, Chelsea Brewster 2

Brandon Valley (5-1): Felicity Klinkhammer 5, Krista Bickley 8, Emma Terveer 6, Danica Kocer 4, Elsie Zajicek 3, Trinity Law 13, Lauren Wells 2, Ashley Wells 3, Lexi Ellingson 6.

Mitchell's Mandy Schmidt steps into a bounce pass during a girls basketball game Saturday at Brandon Valley.
Mitchell's Mandy Schmidt steps into a bounce pass during a girls basketball game Saturday at Brandon Valley.

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