Orabs And Dutch Split Basketball Doubleheader

Date posted - December 11, 2012

Orab-LogoThe Sheldon Orabs and MOC Floyd Valley Dutch split a Siouxland Conference basketball doubleheader Tuesday night at Orab Gym. The girl’s game went to the Lady Dutch 59-23 with Sheldon taking the boy’s game 44-42.

In the girls game MOC Floyd Valley opened a 16-6 first quarter lead and was up 27-10 at halftime as they went on to the win. Alexis Conaway hit for a game high 29 points with 16 coming before halftime. Emily Mc Donald added 13. Sheldon was led by Abbie Provost with 8 points on the night.

With the win MOC Floyd Valley remains unbeaten on the year at 6-0 in the conference and 7-0 for the season. Sheldon moves to 2-4 in the Siouxland and 2-5 on the year.

In the boys game that followed Sheldon held on for a 44-42 win. At the end of the first quarter Sheldon led 13-6 and held a 25-22 halftime advantage. At the end of three the Orange had pushed it to a 10-point lead at 39-29.

a 13-4 run in the fourth quarter by the Dutch pulled them to within a point at 43-42 with 1:28 to play. The Orabs were able to hold off the Dutch and stay unbeaten on the year.

With a fraction of a second left Chris Balster was fouled and hit the front end of a one and one to make the final score 44-42. Balster purposely missed the second free throw and MOC Floyd Valley was unable to get off a shot as the game officially came to a close.

With the win Sheldon moves to 5-0 in the conference and 7-0 on the season handing MOC Floyd Valley their first loss of the year as they dip to 4-1 in both the conference and for the season.

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