Lady Dutch Move On to Regional Final

Date posted - February 18, 2012


MOC Floyd Valley rolled to a 77-21 win over Humboldt in the Class 3A Region 1 Girls Basketball semi finals Saturday night at Cherokee. With the win the undefeated Lady Dutch advances to the Region finals Tuesday night in Spencer. They will meet Spirit Lake who posted a 53-43 upper bracket win over Clear Lake in a game played at Algona Saturday night.

The Lady Dutch led 16-8 at the end of the first quarter before breaking it open in the second quarter. Alexis Conaway was the igniter as she scored 12 of her game high 16 points in the second quarter. Trisha DeJong added 5 points, and Emily McDonald 6 as the Lady Dutch were up 39-11 at halftime.

A 9 point third quarter from Caitlyn Van Es helped push the lead to 60-15 after 24 minutes of play as the Lady Dutch played stifling defense throughout the second half in posting the win 77-21.

Conaway was joined in double figures by Emily McDonald with 15 points and Lauren McDonald with 12.

Humboldt had one player in double figures as Lauren Friesth hit for 11.

With the win MOC Floyd Valley ranked second in the state improves to 24-0 on the season while Humboldt ends the year at 9-14.

Tip off for Tuesday’s Region Final against Spirit Lake is set for 7pm at Spencer.

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