Sioux Center, Iowa — #6 Sioux Center and MOC-Floyd Valley battled in Sioux Center in a Girls Class 3A Region 1 semifinal Wednesday night. Sioux Center came out the winners 63-45.
The Warriors would end the first quarter of play with a 14-11 edge over the Lady Dutch. By halftime, MOC-Floyd Valley would inch closer to Sioux Center, getting to within one point several times in the quarter, but the Warriors advantage was a 30-24 lead at the midway point. Sioux Center opened the second half with a 9-0 run, and by the end of the third, the Warriors would push the score to 50-33. Sioux Center would go onto win it 63-45.
The Warriors had three players in double figures. Jordyn Van Maanen would put in a game high 16 points, Jessica Harald had 15 points, and Lexi Toering would add a dozen of her own. The Lady Dutch were lead by Destiny Einerwold with 12 points, and Breanne Schuiteman added 10.
Sioux Center improves to 19-4 on the season. MOC-Floyd Valley ends the year at 14-9.
#6 Sioux Center will play # 8 Spirit Lake in Sheldon Saturday night for the Class 3A Region 1 crown and a trip to the State Tournament. Spirit Lake advanced with a 50-48 home win over Algona in the other semifinal. It will be a rematch of last years Region Final.
We’ll bring you the coverage on KIWA FM 105.3 with pregame at 6:45 for the 7pm opening tip.